Bibliography: The Feminization of Migration



Subtopics: Law and Policy, Political Science, History, Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, as well as General Works on Domestic Work, Sex Industry, Health/Reproductive Rights and Education 

Helen Ralston, Resisting Discrimination: Women from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean and the Women’s Movement in Canada (University of Toronto Press 1996).

Eileen Boris & Premilla Nadasen, Domestic Workers Organize! , 11 Working U.S.A. 413 (2008).

Arlene Tigar McLaren, Émigré Feminism: Transnational Perspectives (Alena Heitlinger ed., University of Toronto Press 1999).

Monisha Das Gupta, Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism, and Transnational South Asian Politics in the United States (Duke University Press 2006).

Cathie Lloyd, Women Migrants and Political Activism in France, in Gender and Ethnicity in Contemporary Europe 97 (Jacqueline Andall ed., Berg 2003).

Wendy Ann Pojmann, Immigrant Women and Feminism in Italy (Burltington VT 2006).

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Latina Immigrant Women and Paid Domestic Work: Upgrading the Occupation, in Community Activism and Feminist Politics: Organizing Across Race, Class, and Gender 199 (Nancy A. Naples ed., Routledge 1997).


Deborah Anker, Laura Gilbert, & Nancy Kelly, Women Whose Governments are Unable or Unwilling to Provide Reasonable Protection from Domestic Violence May Qualify as Refugees Under United States Asylum Law, 11 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 709 (1997).

Diane M. Bessette, Getting Left Behind: The Impact of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act Amnesty Program on Single Women with Children, 13 Hastings Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 287 (1990).

Janet M. Calvo, Spouse-Based Immigration Laws: The Legacies of Coverture, 28 San Diego L. Rev. 593 (1991).

Virginia P. Coto, BEYOND/BETWEEN COLORS: LUCHA, The Struggle for Life: Legal Services for Battered Immigrant Women, 53 U. Miami L. Rev. 749 (1999).

Patricia Weiser Easteal, Broken Promises: Violence against Immigrant Women in the Home, 21 Alternative L.J. 53 (1996).

Cecelia M. Espenoza, No Relief for the Weary: VAWA Relief Denied for Battered Immigrants Lost in the Intersections, 83 Marq. L. Rev. 163 (1999).

Jenifer Aitken, A Stranger in the Family: The Legal Status of Domestic Workers in Ontario, 45 U. Toronto Fac. L. Rev. 394 (1987).

Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Project, Asian Domestic Workers in Kuwait, Human Rights Watch 276 (1995).

Shu-Ju Ada Cheng, Migrant Women Domestic Workers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan: A Comparative Analysis, 5 Asian & Pac. Migration J. 139 (1996).

Rina Cohen, A Brief History of Racism in Immigration Policies for Recruiting Domestics, 14 Canadian Woman Stud. 83 (1994).

Dan Gatmaytan, Death and the Maid: Work, Violence, and the Filipina in the International Labor Market, 20 Harv. Women’s L.J. 229 (1997).

Kristi L. Graunke, “Just Like One of the Family”: Domestic Violence Paradigms and Combating On-the-Job Violence Against Domestic Household Workers in the United States, 9 Mich. J. Gender & L. 131 (2002).

A. Hicks, Admissions of Foreign Domestic Helpers: Some Legal Issues, 13 Hong Kong L.J. 194 (1983).

Kevin Shawn Hsu, Masters and Servants in America: The Ineffectiveness of Current United States Anti-Trafficking Policy in Protecting Victims of Trafficking for the Purposes of Domestic Servitude, 14 Geo. J. Poverty L. & Pol’y 489 (2007).

Glenda Labadie-Jackson, Reflections on Domestic Work and the Feminization of Migration, 31 Campbell L. Rev. 67 (2008).

Dawn Lyon, The Organization of Care Work in Italy: Gender and Migrant Labor in the New Economy, 13 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 207 (2006).

Mary Romero, Immigration, the Servant Problem, and the Legacy of the Domestic Labor Debate: “Where Can You Find Good Help These Days!”, 53 U. Miami L. Rev. 1045 (1999).

Mary Romero, Nanny Diaries and Other Stories: Imagining Immigrant Women’s Labor in the Social Reproduction of American Families, 52 DePaul L. Rev. 809 (2003).

Nisha Varia, Sanctioned Abuses: The Case of Migrant Domestic Workers, 14 No. 3 Hum. Rts. Brief 17 (2007).

Asia Watch Committee & Women’s Rights Project, A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking in Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand (Human Rights Watch 1993).

The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Women’s Human Rights, Bangladeshi Women and Girls Trafficked to Pakistan, Human Rights Watch 257 (1995).

Jennifer M. Chacon, Misery and Myopia: Understanding the Failures of U.S. Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 2977 (2006).

Wendy Chapkis, Trafficking, Migration, and the Law: Protecting Innocents, Punishing Immigrants, 17 Gender & Soc’y 923 (2003).

Lin Chew, Global Trafficking in Women: Some Issues and Strategies, 27 Women’s Stud. Q. 11 (1999).

Conference on Traffic in Persons, Combatting Traffic in Persons: Proceedings of the Conference on Traffic in Persons held from 15-19 November 1994 in Utrecht and Maastricht (Marieke Klap, Yvonne Klerk, & Jacqueline Smith eds., SIM 1995).

Christa Foster Crawford, Cultural, Economic, and Legal Factors Underlying Trafficking in Thailand and their Impact on Women and Girls from Burma, 12 Cardozo J.L. & Gender 821 (2006).

Susan Dewey, Hollow Bodies: Institutional Responses to Sex Trafficking in Armenia, Bosnia, and India, (Kumarian Press, Inc. 2008).

Sally Cameron, Trafficking of Filipino Women to Japan: A Case of Human Security Violation in Japan, 19 International Organization for Migration 1 (2003).

Rayanakorn Kobkul, Special Study on Laws: Relating to Prostitution and Traffic in Women (Foundation for Women 1995).

Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Trafficked? Filipino Hostesses in Tokyo’s Nightlife Industry, 18 Yale J.L. & Feminism 145 (2006).

Kerry E. Yun, How Japan’s Recent Efforts to Reduce Sex Trafficking Can Be Improved through International Human Rights Enforcement Mechanisms: Fulfilling Japan’s Global Legal Obligations, 13 Buff. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 205 (2007).

Maggy Lee, Women’s Imprisonment as a Mechanism for Migration Control in Hong Kong, 47 Brit. J. Criminology 847 (2007).

Elvia R. Arriola, Accountability for Murder in the Maquiladoras: Linking Corporate Indifference to Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border, 5 Seattle J. Soc. Just. 603 (2007).

Elvia R. Arriola, Voices from the Barbed Wires of Despair: Women in the Maquiladoras, Latina Critical Legal Theory, and Gender at the U.S.-Mexico Border, 49 DePaul L. Rev. 729 (2000).

Maria Plumtree, Maquiladoras and Women Workers: The Marginalization of Women in Mexico as a Means to Economic Development, 6 Sw. J. L. & Trade Am. 177 (1999).

Catherine L. Annas, Irreversible Error: The Power and Prejudice of Female Genital Mutilation, 12 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol’y 325 (1996).

Patricia A. Armstrong, Female Genital Mutilation: The Move Toward the Recognition of Violence Against Women as a Basis for Asylum in the United States, 21 Md. J. Int’l L. & Trade 95 (1997).

Janet M. Calvo, Health Care Access for Immigrant Women, in Man-Made Medicine: Women’s Health, Public Policy, and Reform 161 (Kary L. Moss ed., Duke University Press 1996).

Binaifar A. Davar, Women: Female Genital Mutilation, 6 Tex. J. Women & L. 257 (1997).

Aliya Haider, Out of the Shadows: Migrant Women’s Rights Under International Human Rights Law, 22 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 429 (2008).

Michelle J. Anderson, A License to Abuse: The Impact of Conditional Status on Female Immigrants, 102 Yale L.J. 1401 (1993).

Karen E. Andrias, Gender, Work, and the NAFTA Labor Side Agreement, 37 U.S.F. L. Rev. 521 (2003).

Jacqueline Bhabha & Sue Shutter, Women’s Movement: Women Under Immigration, Nationality and Refugee Law (Trentham Books Ltd 1994).

Charles Chauvel, New Zealand’s Unlawful Immigration Policy, 4 Australasian Gay & Lesbian L.J. 73 (1994).

Linda Cipriani, Gender and Persecution: Protecting Women Under International Refugee Law, 7 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 511 (1993).

Alessandra Facchi, Multicultural Policies and Female Immigration in Europe, 11 Ratio Juris 346 (1998).

Maria Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Underclass and Immigrant Women as Economic Actors: Rethinking Citizenship in a Changing Global Economy, 9 Am. U. J. Int’l L. & Pol’y 151 (1993).

Joan Fitzpatrick, The Gender Dimension of U.S. Immigration Policy, 9 Yale J. L. & Feminism 23 (1997).

Joan Fitzpatrick & Katrina R. Kelly, Gendered Aspects of Migration: Law and the Female Migrant, 22 Hastings Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 47 (1998).

Suzanne B. Goldberg, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death: Political Asylum and the Global Persecution of Lesbians and Gay Men, 26 Cornell Int’l L.J. 565 (1993).

Kevin R. Johnson, Racial Restrictions on Naturalization: The Recurring Intersection of Race and Gender in Immigration and Citizenship Law, 11 Berkeley Women’s L.J. 142 (1996).

Nancy Kelly, Gender-Related Persecution: Assessing the Asylum Claims of Women, 26 Cornell Int’l L.J. 625 (1993).

Gregory A. Kelson, Gender-Based Persecution and Political Asylum: The International Debate for Equality Begins, 6 Texas J. Women & L.181 (1997).

Shahnaz Khan, Situating Muslim Women’s Narratives, 21 Legal Stud. F. 407 (1997).

Theresa Lawson, Sending Countries and the Rights of Women Migrant Workers: The Case of Guatemala, 18 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 225 (2005).

Peter Margulies, Asylum, Intersectionality, and AIDS: Women with HIV as a Persecuted Social Group, 8 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 521 (1994).

Shannon Minter, Sodomy and Public Morality Offenses Under U.S. Immigration Law: Penalizing Lesbian and Gay Identity, 26 Cornell Int’l L.J. 771 (1993).

Maureen Mulligan, Obtaining Political Asylum: Classifying Rape as a Well-Founded Fear of Persecution on Account of Political Opinion, 10 B.C. Third World L.J. 355 (1990).

Shannon Nichols, American Mutilation: The Effects of Gender-Biased Asylum Laws on the World’s Women, 6 Kan. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 42 (1997).

Jin S. Park, Pink Asylum: Political Asylum Eligibility for Gay Men and Lesbians under U.S. Immigration Policy, 42 UCLA L. Rev. 1115 (1995).

Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Crossing Borders, Claiming Human Rights: Using Human Rights Law to Empower Women Migrant Workers, 8 Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. 1 (2005).

Elina Penttinen, Globalization, Prostitution and Sex-Trafficking: Corporeal Politics (Routledge 2007).

Jane Freedman, Selling Sex: Trafficking, Prostitution and Sex Work amongst Migrant Women in Europe, in Gender and Insecurity: Migrant Women in Europe 119 (Jane Freedman ed., Ashgate Publishing Limited 2003).

Julia Wrigley, Other People’s Children: An Intimate Account of the Dilemmas Facing Middle-Class Parents and the Women They Hire to Raise Their Children (Basic Books 1995).

Donna E. Young, Working Across Borders: Global Restructuring and Women’s Work, Utah L. Rev. 1 (2001).

Teresa Healy, Gendered Struggles Against Globalisation in Mexico (Ashgate Publishing Limited. 2008).

Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Surviving Globalization: Immigrant Women Workers in Late Capitalist America, in Women’s Labor in the Global Economy 85 (Sharon Harley ed., Rutgers University Press 2007).

Jane H. Bayes, Patricia Begne, Laura Gonzalez, Lois Harder, M. E. Hawkesworth, & Laura MacDonald, Women, Democracy, and Globalization in North America: A Comparative Study (Palgrave Macmillan 2005).

Ruba Salih, Gender in Transnationalism: Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women (Routledge 2003).


Jennifer Lauby & Oded Stark, Individual Migration as a Family Strategy: Young Women in the Philippines, 42 Population Stud. 473 (1988).

Mirjana Morokvasic, Birds of Passage are also Women…, 18 Int’l Migration Rev. 886 (1984).

Sylvia H. Chant & Cathy McIlwaine, Gender and Manufacturing Employment, in Women of a Lesser Cost: Female Labour, Foreign Exchange, and Philippine Development 129 (Pluto Press 1995).

Maria Patricia Fernández-Kelly, For We are Sold, I and My People: Women and Industry in Mexico’s Frontier (State University of New York Press 1984).

Melissa Wright, The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Maquiladoras, in Millennial Capitalism and the Culture of Neoliberalism 125 (Jean Comaroff & John L. Comaroff eds., Duke University Press 2001).

Nicole Constable, Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Filipina Workers (Cornell University Press 1997).

Home and Hegemony: Domestic Service and Identity Politics in South and Southeast Asia (Kathleen M. Adams & Sarah Dickey eds., University of Michigan Press 2000).

Denise Brennan, What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic (Duke University Press 2004).

Gunilla Bjeren, Gender and Reproduction, in International Migration, Immobility, and Development 219 (Tomas Hammar ed., Berg Publishers 1997).

Migrant women: Crossing Boundaries and Changing Identities (Gina Buijs ed., Berg Publishers 1996).

Sylvia H. Chant & Cathy McIlwaine, Women of a Lesser Cost: Female Labour, Foreign Exchange, and Philippine Development (Pluto Press 1995).

Jacqueline Knörr & Barbara Meier, Women and Migration: Anthropological Perspectives (Campus Fachbuch 2000).


Monica Boyd, Gender, Refugee Status and Permanent Settlement, 17 Gender Issues 5 (1999).

Monica Boyd, Migrating Discrimination: Feminist Issues in Canadian Immigration Policies and Practices (Centre for Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, University of Western Ontario 1991).

Catherine Hoskyns & Marina Orsini Jones, Immigrant Women in Italy: Perspectives from Brussels and Bologna, 2 Eur. J. Women’s Stud. 51 (1995).

Eleonore Kofman, Migrant Women and Exclusion in Europe, 5 Eur. J. Women’s Stud. 381 (1998).

Roxana Ng, Managing Female Immigration: A Case of Institutional Sexism and Racism, 12 Canadian Woman Stud. 20 (1992).

Ilka Tanya Payan, Women’s Human Rights in the United States: An Immigrant’s Perspective, in Women’s Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist Perspectives 82 (Julie Peters & Andrea Wolper eds., Routledge 1994).

Gail P. Kelly, Schooling, Gender, and the Reshaping of Occupational and Social Expectations: The Case of Vietnamese Immigrants to the United States, 1 Int’l J. Women’s Stud. 323 (1978).

Julia Naish, “The Chance To Say What They Think”: Teaching English as a Second Language, Feminist Rev. 1 (1979).

Milagros Paredes, Immigrant Women and Second Language Education: A Study of Unequal Access to Linguistic Resources, 16 Resources For Feminist Res. 23 (1987).

Catherine Raissiguier, Becoming Women, Becoming Workers: Identity Formation in a French Vocational School (State University of New York Press 1994).

Kathryn Riley, Black Girls Speak for Themselves, in Just a Bunch of Girls: Feminist Approaches to Schooling 63 (Gaby Weiner ed., Open University Press 1985).

Esther Bott, Pole Position: Migrant British Women Producing ‘Selves’ through Lap Dancing Work, 83 Feminist Rev. 23 (2006).

Shawn Meghan Burn, Women’s Work in the Global Sex Trade, in Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective 178 (3rd ed., McGraw Hill 2010).

Annalee Lepp, Trafficking in Women and the Feminization of Migration: The Canadian Context, 21 Canadian Woman Stud. 90 (2002).

Anne McClintock, Sex Workers and Sex Work: An Introduction, 11 Social Text 1 (1993).

Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry (Frédérique Delacoste & Priscilla Alexander eds., Cleis Press 1998).

Gender and Globalization: Free Trade Zones, in Battleground: Women, Gender and Sexuality 203 (Amy Lind & Stephanie Brzuzy eds., Greenwood Publishing Group 2007).

Nancy Wiegersma, The Restructuring and Privatization of Women’s Industries in Nicaragua, in Women and Globalization 68 (Delia D. Aguilar & Anne E. Lacsamana eds., Humanity Books 2004).

Border Committee on Women Workers, Six Years of NAFTA: A View From Inside the Maquiladoras, in Women and Globalization 90 (Delia D. Aguilar & Anne E. Lacsamana eds., Humanity Books 2004).

Nancy Churchill, Maquiladoras, Migration, and Daily Life: Women and Work in the Contemporary Mexican Political Economy, in Women and Globalization 120 (Delia D. Aguilar & Anne E. Lacsamana eds., Humanity Books 2004).

Women and Globalization (Delia D. Aguilar & Anne E. Lacsamana eds., Humanity Books 2004).

Roxana Ng, Freedom for Whom? Globalization and Trade from the Standpoint of Garment Workers, 21 Canadian Woman Stud. 74 (2002).

Zhang Ye, Hope for China’s Migrant Women Workers, 29 China Bus. Rev. 30 (2002).

Elizabeth M. Almquist, The Experiences of Minority Women in the United States: Intersections of Race, Gender, and Class, in Women: A Feminist Perspective 573 (Jo Freeman ed., 5th ed., Mayfield Pub. Co. 1994).

Drucilla K. Barker & Susan Feiner, Liberating Economics: Feminist Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization (University of Michigan Press 2004).

Gillian Bottomly, Migrant Women, in The Other Half: Women in Australian Society 181 (Jan Mercer ed., Penguin Books Australia 1983).

Engendering Forced Migration: Theory and Practice (Doreena Indra ed., Berghahn Books 1999).

Eleanore Kofman, Annie Phizacklea, Parvati Raghuram, & Rosemary Sales, Gender and International Migration in Europe: Employment, Welfare, and Politics (Routledge 2001).

Korean American Women: From Tradition to Modern Feminism (Young I. Song & Ailee Moon eds., Praeger 1998).

Guida Man, Globalization and the Erosion of the Welfare State: Effects on Chinese Immigrant Women, 21 Canadian Woman Stud. 26 (2002).

Ana Bravo-Moreno, Migration, Gender and National Identity: Spanish Migrant Women in London (Peter Lang Publishing 2006).

Nasra M. Shah, Gender and Labour Migration to the Gulf Countries, 77 Feminist Rev. 183 (2004).

Bridget Jane Anderson, Doing the Dirty Work?: The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (Zed Books 2000).

Abigail B. Bakan & Daiva K. Stasiulis, Making the Match: Domestic Placement Agencies and the Racialization of Women’s Household Work, 20 Signs 303 (1995).

Gender, Migration, and Domestic Service (Janet Henshall Momsen ed., Routledge 1999).

Helma Lutz, At your Service Madam! The Globalization of Domestic Service, 70 Feminist Rev. 89 (2002).

Mary Romero, Maid in the U.S.A.: 10th Anniversay Edition (2nd ed., Routledge 2002).


Nancy F. Cott, The Intersection of Work and Family Life (History of Women in America, 5) (Mecklermedia 1991).

Donna R. Gabaccia, From the Other Side: Women, Gender, and Immigrant Life in the U.S., 1820-1990 (Indiana University Press 1995).

Immigrant Women (Maxine Schwartz Seller ed., 2d ed., S.U.N.Y. Press 1994).

Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women’s History (Vicki Ruíz & Ellen Carol DuBois eds., 3d ed., Routledge 2000).

Women, Gender and Transnational Lives: Italian Workers of the World (Donna R. Gabaccia & Franca Lacovetta eds., University of Toronto Press 2002).

Ellen Israel Rosen, Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry (University of California Press 2002).


Donna Ruane Morrison & Daniel T. Lichter, Family Migration and Female Employment: The Problem of Underemployment among Migrant Married Women, 50 J. Marriage & Fam. 161 (1988).

Altha J. Cravey, Women and Work in Mexico’s Maquiladoras (Rowman & Littlefield 1998).

Leslie Salzinger, Genders in Production: Making Workers in Mexico’s Global Factories (University of California Press 2003).

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo & Cynthia Cranford, Gender and Migration, in Handbook of the Sociology of Gender 105 (Janet Saltzman Chafetz ed., Springer 2006).

Laura María Agustín, Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry (Zed Books 2007).

Joan M. Anderson, Migration and Health: Perspectives on Immigrant Women, 9 Soc. of Health & Fitness 410 (1987).

The Health of Immigrant Australia: A Social Perspective (Janice Reid & Peggy Trompf eds., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990).

Shu-Ju Ada Cheng, Serving the Household and the Nation: Filipina Domestics and the Politics of Identity in Taiwan (Lexington Books 2006).

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Issei, Nisei, War Bride: Three Generations of Japanese American Women in Domestic Service (Temple University Press 1988).

Rhacel Salazar Parrrenas, Migrant Filipina Domestic Workers and the International Division of Reproductive Labor, 14 Gender & Soc’y 560 (2000).

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration and Domestic Work (Stanford University Press 2001).

R. Raijman, S. Schammah-Gesser, & A. Kemp, International Migration, Domestic Work, and Care Work: Undocumented Latina Migrants in Israel, 17 Gender & Soc’y 727 (2003).

Terry A. Repak, Labor Recruitment and the Lure of the Capital: Central American Migrants in Washington, DC, 8 Gender & Soc’y 507 (1994).

Judith Rollins, Between Women: Domestics and Their Employers (Temple University Press 1985).

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Doméstica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence (University of California Press 2007).

Denise Spitzer, Anne Neufeld, Margaret Harrison, Karen Hughes, & Miriam Stewart, Caregiving in Transnational Context: “My Wings Have Been Cut; Where Can I Fly?”, 17 Gender & Soc’y 267 (2003).

Stephen Castles & Mark J. Miller, The Age of Migration, Third Edition: International Population Movements in the Modern World (The Guilford Press 2003).

Mirjana Morokvasic, Umut Erel, & Kyoko Shinozaki, Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries (Unknown 2004)

Enterprising Women: Ethnicity, Economy, and Gender Relations (Sallie Westwood & Parminder Bhachu eds., Routledge 1988).

Mary Alice P. Gonzales, Filipino Migrant Women in the Netherlands (Giraffe Books 1998).

Josef Gugler & Gudrum Ludwar-Ene, Gender and Migration in Africa South of the Sahara, in The Migration Experience in Africa 257 (Jonathan Baker & Tade Akin Aina eds., Nordic Africa Institute 1995).

Lai Olurode, Women in Rural-Urban Migration in the Town of Iwo in Nigeria, in The Migration Experience in Africa 289 (Jonathan Baker & Tade Akin Aina eds., Nordic Africa Institute 1995).

Chris Hogeland, Dreams Lost, Dreams Found: Undocumented Women in the Land of Opportunity: A Survey Research Project of Chinese, Filipina, and Latina Undocumented Women (Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and Services 1991).

Rita James Simon & Caroline B. Brettwell, International Migration: The Female Experience (Rowman & Littlefield 1986).

Nana Oishi, Women in Motion: Globalization, State Policies, and Labor Migration in Asia (Stanford University Press 2005).

Gender and Migration (Caroline Sweetman ed., Oxfam Publishing 1998).

Georges Vernez, Immigrant Women in the U.S. Workforce: Who Struggles? Who Succeeds? (Lexington Books 1999).

Jacqueline Maria Hagan, Deciding to be Legal: A Maya Community in Houston (Temple University Press 1994).


Louise Ackers, Shifting Spaces: Women, Citizenship and Migration within the European Union (The Policy Press 1998).

William Arp, Marilyn K. Dantico, & Marjorie S. Zatz, The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: Differential Impacts on Women?”, 17 Social Justice 23 (1990).

Jacqueline Bhabha, Embodied Rights: Gender Persecution, State Sovereignty, and Refugees, 9 Pub. Culture 3 (1996).

Phyllis Pease Chock, No New Women: Gender, “Alien,” and “Citizen” in the Congressional Debates on Immigration, 19 Polar: Pol. & Legal Anthropology Rev. 1 (1996).

Katharine M. Donato, U.S. Policy and Mexican Migration to the United States, 1942-92, 75 Soc. Sci. Q. 705 (1994).

Wuokko Knocke, Migrant and Ethnic Minority Women: The Effects of Gender-Neutral Legislation in the European Community, 2 Soc. Pol. 225 (1995).

Abigail Bess Bakan & Daiva K. Stasiulis, Not One of the Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada (University of Toronto Press 1997).

Grete Brochmann, Middle East Avenue: Female Migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf (Westview Press 1993).

Elsa M. Chaney, Muchachas No More: Household Workers in Latin America and the Carribean (Temple University Press 1991).

Grace Chang, Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy (South End Press 2000).

Mary K. Zimmerman, Jacquelyn S. Litt, & Christine E. Bose, Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework (Stanford University Press 2006).

Nicky Gregson & Michelle Lowe, Servicing the Middle Classes: Class, Gender, and Waged Domestic Labor in Contemporary Britain (Routledge 1994).

The Trade in Domestic Workers: Causes, Mechanisms, and Consequences of International Migration (Noeleen Heyzer, Geertje Lycklama à Nijeholt, & Nedra Weerakoon eds., Zed Books 1995).

Wife or Worker?: Asian Women and Migration (Nicola Piper & Mina Roces eds., Rowman & Littlefield 2003).

Migrant Women and Work (Women and Migration in Asia) (Anuja Agrawal ed., Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd. 2006).

L. Arizpe, L. Despradel, & M. Morokvasic, et al., Women in Internal and International Migration, in Women on the Move: Contemporary Changes in Family and Society 77 (United Nations Educational 1986).

Nancy Foner, Gendered Transitions: Jamaican Women in New York and London, in In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration 156 (NYU Press 2005).

Nancy Foner, Immigrant Women and Work, Then and Now, in In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration 89 (NYU Press 2005).

The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities (Ann Kingsolver ed., School for Advanced Research Press 2008).

Floya Anthias, Gender and Migration in Southern Europe: Women on the Move (Gabriella Lazaridis ed., Berg Publishers 2000).

Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy (Barbara Ehrenreich & Arlie Russell Hochschild eds., Holt Paperbacks 2004).

International Migration and Gender Issues, in World Population Monitoring, 1997: International Migration and Development 129 (United Nations 1998).

Immigrant Women (Rita James Simon ed., Transaction Publishers 2001).

Migration and Gender in the Developed World (Paul Boyle & Keith Halfacree eds., Routledge 1999)

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends (University of California Press 2003).

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiences of Immigration (University of California Press 1994).

Evangelia Tastsoglou & Alexandra Zorianna Dobrowolsky, Women, Migration, and Citizenship: Making Local, National, and Transnational Connections (Ashgate Publishing Company 2006).

Unpacking Globalization: Markets, Gender, and Work (Linda E. Lucas ed., Lexington Books 2007).

Women, Gender, and Labour Migration: Historical and Global Perspectives (Pamela Sharpe ed., Routledge 2001).

Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader (Denise A. Segura & Patricia Zavella eds., Duke University Press 2007).

Denise Brennan, Tourism in Transnational Places: Dominican Sex Workers and German Sex Tourists Imagine One Another, 7 Identities 621 (2001).

Kathryn Farr, Sex Trafficking: The Global Market in Women and Children (Worth Publishers 2004).

Global Sex Workers: Rights, Resistance, and Redefinition (Kamala Kempadoo & Jo Doezema eds., Routledge 1998).

International Organization for Migration, Trafficking and Prostitution: The Growing Exploitation of Migrant Women from Central and Eastern Europe (International Organization for Migration 1995).

Siddharth Kara, Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery (Columbia University Press 2008).

Global Human Smuggling: Comparative Perspectives (David Kyle & Rey Koslowski eds., The John Hopkins University Press 2001).

Victor Malarek, The Natashas: Inside the New Global Sex Trade (Arcade Publishing 2004).

Siriporn Skrobanek, Nattaya Boonpakdi, & Chutima Janthakeero, The Traffic in Women: Human Realities of the International Sex Trade (Zed Books 1997).

Karen Beeks & Delila Amir, Trafficking and the Global Sex Industry (Lexington Books 2006).

Joan M. Anderson, Perspectives on the Health of Immigrant Women: A Feminist Analysis, 9 Advances in Nursing Sci. 61 (1985).

Claudia Fisherman, Robin Evans, & Eloise Jenks, Warm Bodies, Cool Milk: Conflicts in Post Partum Food Choice for Indochinese Women in California, 26 Soc. Sci. & Med. 1125 (1988)

Sylvia Guendelman & Monica Jasis, Giving Birth Across the Border: The San Diego-Tijuana Connection, 34 Soc. Sci. & Med. 419 (1992).

Ippolytos Kalofnos & Lawrence A. Palinkas, Barriers to Prenatal Care for Mexican and Mexican American Women, 4 J. of Gender, Culture, & Health 135 (1999).

Craig R. Janes, Migration, Changing Gender Roles and Stress: The Samoan Case, 12 Med. Anthropology 217 (1990).

Trading Women’s Health and Rights?: Trade Liberalization and Reproductive Health in Developing Economies (Caren Grown, Elissa Braunstein, & Anju Malhotra eds., Zed Books 2006).

Nandini Gunewardena, Disrupting Subordination and Negotiating Belonging: Women Workers in the Transnational Production Sites of Sri Lanka, in The Gender of Globalization: Women Navigating Cultural and Economic Marginalities (Ann Kingsolver eds., School of Advanced Research Press, 2008).

Kathryn Kopinak, Gender as a Vehicle for the Subordination of Women Maquiladora Workers in Mexico, 22 Latin Am. Perspectives 30 (1995).

Norma Iglesias Prieto, Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora: Life Histories of Women Workers in Tijuana (University of Texas Press 1997).

Leslie Salzinger, Manufacturing Sexual Subjects: “Harassment,” Desire, and Discipline on a Maquiladora Shopfloor, in Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader 161 (Denise A. Segura & Patricia Zavella eds., Duke University Press Books 2007).

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