Employers, Agencies and Immigration : Paying for CareMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandResearch in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2015Description: 1 online resource (260 p.)ISBN: 9781472433220Subject(s): Caregivers -- Europe | Foreign workers -- Europe | Household employees -- Europe | Immigrants -- Employment -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Employers, Agencies and Immigration : Paying for CareDDC classification: 331.7/6164094 | 331.76164094 LOC classification: HD8039.D52 E9724 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; 1 The Employers' Perspective on Paid Domestic and Care Work; Part I Everyday Negotiations through the Employers' Eyes; 2 Employers as 'Care Managers': Contracts, Emotions and Mutual Obligations within Italy's Invisible Welfare System; 3 Modern Domesticity: Why Professional Women Hire Domestic Workers in Spain; 4 Class Guilt? Employers and Their Relationships with Domestic Workers in Poland; 5 Dilemmas of Paid Home-care for the Elderly in Spain: Daughters, Elderly and Domestic Employees
6 'Mum Seems Happy'. Relatives of Dependent Elders and the Difficult Task to Employ a Migrant Care-giverPart IIEmployers and the Changing Policies on Domestic and Care Work; 7 Employment Without Employers? The Public Discourse on Care During the Regularisation Reform in Austria; 8 Outsourcing Housework: Clients, Agencies and the Voucher System in Brussels; 9 An Employer Sui Generis: How Placement Agencies Are Changing the Nature of Paid Childcare in the Czech Republic; 10 When the State Steps In: An Experiment of Subsidised Hiring of Domestic Workers in Slovenia
Part III From Host Parents to Employers: Recent Developments in Au Pair Schemes11 Au Pairs and Changing Family Needs in the United Kingdom; 12 A Fair Deal? Paid Domestic Labour in Social Democratic Norway; 13 Paying for Care: Advantages and Challenges for the Employers; Index
Exploring the performance by immigrants of domestic and care work in European households, this book places the employer centre-stage, examining the role of the employer and his or her agents in securing the balance between work, family and welfare needs, as well as investigating both who the employers are and the nature of their relationships with migrant workers.Bringing together the latest empirical work from across Europe, Employers, Agencies and Immigration will appeal to social scientists with interests in migration, ethnic and class relations, immigrant labour and domestic work and the s
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