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February book discussion: Alana Glaser’s Solidarity and Care

On Friday, February 9th, 12-1pm (Eastern North America), we will be discussing Alana Lee Glaser’s Solidarity and Care: Domestic Worker Activism in New York City (Temple University Press, 2023), via Zoom. About the book: The members of the Domestic Workers United (DWU) organization—immigrant women of color employed as nannies, caregivers, and housekeepers in New York […]

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Book Review: Coe, Cati. The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers. New York: NYU Press. 2019. pp. 304. Price: $32 (Paperback)

Reviewed by Lisa Krajecki, American University B. A. Paxton, American University Alana Lee Glaser, St. John’s University contact: glasera@stjohns.edu

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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things (The Age of COVID-19)

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things: Eldercare in Wuhan under COVID-19 By Zhe Yan, University of Würzburg When the pernicious effects of COVID-19 manifested clearly first in Wuhan, the entire city and the whole of Hubei Province came to a standstill. The lockdown of Wuhan brought unprecedented suffering and life-threatening challenges for millions of people resident

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