Search for dissertations about: "Linda McDowell"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Linda McDowell.

  1. 1. "How dare you talk back?!" : Spatialised Power Practices in the Case of Indonesian Domestic Workers in Malaysia

    Author : Patricia Yocie Hierofani; Aida Aragao-Lagergren; Irene Molina; Linda McDowell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; feminist geography; paid domestic work; Indonesia; Malaysia; gender; migration; space; power; resistance; intersectionality;

    Abstract : By taking the experiences and narratives of Indonesian women in Malaysia as the empirical material, this dissertation offers an analysis on spatialised power practices in the context of paid domestic workers. Family survival prompts these women to work abroad, but patriarchal norms shift their economic contribution as supplementary to the men’s role as the breadwinner. READ MORE