架橋するフェミニズム : 歴史・性・暴力

伊田 久美子, 北村 文, 熱田 敬子, 岡野 八代, 牟田 和恵, 古久保 さくら, 元橋 利恵, 荒木 菜穂, キタムラ アヤ, ムタ カズエ, フルクボ サクラ, モトハシ リエ (+4 others)
Possibilities for Feminism beyond National/Ethnic/Class Divides: Women in Asian Global Cities Aya Kitamura This chapter focuses on Asian global cities where rapid economic growth has intensified issues concerning globalism and neoliberalism along with gender. What are the possibilities of feminist activism when there are national, ethnic and class differences among women? How do women negotiate such divides and disparities? Ethnographic studies show that in Asian global cities migrant domestic
more » ... s migrant domestic workers' lives involve both vulnerability and agency. Confined under state policies that regard them as labor rather than as human beings, the "maids" are often exposed to physical, verbal and sexual violence and exploitation. Simultaneously, many such women resist oppression through formal activism as well as informal networking, unifying and raising their voices. The studies also find female employers often express insecurities and conflicts over their new role; "madams," through transnational outsourcing of housework, face a new set of predicaments. Thus, the
doi:10.18910/67844 fatcat:gaefeiqfgzb7nldidl4wnuorvu