"Opens a rare window into the lives of workers who often speak little English and seldom converse with their employers." -- Los Angeles Times
"[A] thoughtful, nuanced account of a troubled world so close to home that it's become almost invisible." -- Mother Jones
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"Doméstica is a pathbreaking study. It opens our eyes to the hidden world of transnational care-work and calls on us to shape domestic and international policies that will bring basic principles of human rights and social justice into that world. Everyone who is concerned about care and equality should read it."Lucie White, Professor, Harvard Law School
"Hondagneu-Sotelo challenges the reader to rethink the organization of caring work, the roles of race and immigrant status in the structure of domestic work, the importance of regulations, and the need for legal and personal recognition of the rights and human dignity of each worker."Bonnie Thornton Dill, author of Across the Boundaries of Race and Class