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No Place Like Home: Organizing Home-Based Labor in the Era of Structural Adjustment

David Staples

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ISBN 10: 0415655757 / ISBN 13: 9780415655750
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Paperback. 192 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.No Place Like Home examines the emergence of home-based women workers as paradigmatic figures of contemporary capitalism, neoliberal governmentality, and socio-political contestation. Far from an isolated or contingent situation, home-based work constitutes today an enormous arena of invisible social and political struggles of subaltern and ethno-racially subordinated women. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780415655750

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No Place Like Home examines the emergence of home-based women workers as paradigmatic figures of contemporary capitalism, neoliberal governmentality, and socio-political contestation. Far from an isolated or contingent situation, home-based work constitutes today an enormous arena of 'invisible' social and political struggles of subaltern and ethno-racially subordinated women.

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David Staples is on-leave as the Development Director of Tenants & Workers United, a grassroots organization based in Northern Virginia. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Visiting Associate Lecturer in Women’s Studies at George Washington University, where he is supporting the Women In and Beyond the Global Prison Project. Mr. Staples has a Ph.D. in sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center and has taught at Long Island University in Brooklyn, York College and Queens College, CUNY.

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