Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Maria Platt of the National University of Singapore reviews Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor, by Nicole Constable. Broadening the discussion surrounding transnational mothering and family life, this book focuses specifically on domestic workers in Hong Kong who are navigating both their ambivalent legal status and the challenges of first-time motherhood.

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Book by Nicole Constable, University of Pittsburgh
Reviewed by Maria Platt, National University of Singapore

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2016
Pages e39-e40
DOI 10.1111/imre.12249
Volume 50
Issue Number 3