What is meant by the “feminization of labor migration?
Questions1: What is meant by the “feminisation of labour migration
Use example from
Kofman, Eleonore, and Parvati Raghuram. “Women, Migration, and Care: Explorations of Diversity and Dynamism in the Global South.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 19, no. 3 (2012): 408-32.
Question2: What do sociologists understand by “embodied work”? Discuss at least one example from
McDowell, L. (2009) Selling Bodies I: Sex Work, in Mc Dowell, Working Bodies. Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities, Wiley-Blackwell, pp.101-128.
to demonstrate what an understanding of ‘embodied work’ can contribute to understanding the gendering of work?
Question3: What are “gendered divisions of labour”, and how can they be explained, drawing on at least one of the conceptual lenses in
* Segal, M.T. and E.N. Chow. 2011. “Analyzing Gender, Intersectionality, and Inequality in Global, Transnational and Local Contexts”, in Analyzing Gender, Intersectionality, and Multiple Inequalities: Global, Transnational and Local Contexts, edited by Segal, M.T. and E.N. Chow. Published online: 08 Mar 2015; pp. 1-14
Words limit: 530 words