Asian Women and Intimate Work by Ochiai Emiko

By Ochiai Emiko

Winner of the 2014 selection remarkable educational identify Award This ebook includes contributions from a individual staff of foreign researchers who research the ancient improvement of "new girls" and "good spouse, clever mother," women's roles in socialist and transitional modernity and the transnational migration of either family and intercourse staff in addition to other halves.

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In Singapore, as of February 2011, there were some 200,000 foreign domestic workers employed. This is a ratio of about one in six households (Ueno 2011: 3). The major receiving regions for domestic workers in Asia are Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the Middle East, and the major sending regions are the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. The reliance on domestic workers is far greater in Asia than in Europe. 5% in Britain (Asato 2010: Fig. 13 In Asia, welfare states are not fully established, and the welfare regime is a familialist one that places responsibility for care of the children or elderly on the family, so individual families cope with this by procuring services in the market (Asato 2010; Ochiai 2009).

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