Emotional labour/body work: the caring labours of migrants in the UK's National Health Service
The provision of care is an increasingly pressing issue in the Global North. With an ageing population and policies encouraging women into the labour market, there is a growing need for workers to undertake paid caring. This poses important and urgent questions about the social organisation of labour markets. Care work typically is low paid and undertaken in precarious, informal, or temporary situations. Many posts are filled by economic migrants, raising concerns about a care deficit in send...Expand abstract
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- The full-text of this article is not currently available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page. Citation: Dyer, S., McDowell, L. & Batnitzky, A. (2008). 'Emotional labour/body work: the caring labours of migrants in the UK's National Health Service', Geoforum 39(6), 2030-2038. [Available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00167185].
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