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Caring The Caregivers The Domestic Workers of India

This book is on the domestic workers of India. It widely covers the many different aspects of this indispensable workforce to make it visible to the policy-makers, to the social scientists and to the people at large. The global and the Indian perspectives differ to some extent. The book considers the global perspective as a background against which it discusses the case of Indian domestic workers. Starting from conceptualising the workforce, the book goes on to discuss its features, the problems it faces, its organizing capacity, its migratory character, the wages it gets, the legal coverage it has, its sufferings in the Covid-19 pandemic and ends up with a look towards the future. The book has made a sincere attempt to give a detailed analysis of the domestic workers of India hoping to reach a wide range of readers. People interested in women’s studies will also find the book useful as it focuses on the women domestic workers.

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This book is on the domestic workers of India. It widely covers the many different aspects of this indispensable workforce to make it visible to the policy-makers, to the social scientists and to the people at large. The global and the Indian perspectives differ to some extent. The book considers the global perspective as a background against which it discusses the case of Indian domestic workers. Starting from conceptualising the workforce, the book goes on to discuss its features, the problems it faces, its organizing capacity, its migratory character, the wages it gets, the legal coverage it has, its sufferings in the Covid-19 pandemic and ends up with a look towards the future. The book has made a sincere attempt to give a detailed analysis of the domestic workers of India hoping to reach a wide range of readers. People interested in women’s studies will also find the book useful as it focuses on the women domestic workers.