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Unformatted text preview: Nakul Shah Honors Globalization & Social Movements September 26, 2010 Globalization has effectively networked many of the worlds citizens in a web of communication and industry in an effort to bring the world closer together. This growing connectedness is accompanied by movements of people in search of work and more opportunities elsewhere. Migration to foreign areas in search of work and opportunity is not a new concept, but the equality in numbers of men versus women traveling for work is widely changing. Many media outlets frequently advertise the corporate woman who works while taking care of her children and traveling the world, but according to Barbara Ehrenreich and Russell Hochschild in Global Women , we hear much less about a far more prodigious flow of female labor and energy: the increasing migration of millions of women from poor countries to rich ones, where they serve as nannies, maids, and sometimes sex workers. Entirely new exoduses of women, mainly mothers, in impoverished areas are leaving their children to travel to richer countries and work, which...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ARTS AND S 101 taught by Professor Salime during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
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