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Title Migrant workers : social identity, occupational challenges and health practices / editors, Qingwen Xu and Lucy P. Jordan
Published Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2016]
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Series Social issues, justice and status
Social issues, justice and status series.
Contents MIGRANT WORKERS: SOCIAL IDENTITY, OCCUPATIONAL CHALLENGES AND HEALTH PRACTICES; MIGRANT WORKERS: SOCIAL IDENTITY, OCCUPATIONAL CHALLENGES AND HEALTH PRACTICES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1: MIGRATION, LABOR MARKET AND WELLBEING: THEORIES, POLICIES AND PRACTICE; INTRODUCTION; POLICY FRAMEWORK: PROTECTION VS. REGULATION; DISPARITIES IN EMPLOYMENT, HEALTH AND WELLBEING; SCOPE OF THE BOOK; NOT AN END; REFERENCES; PART I: PRECARIOUS JOB, LOW-SKILL WORKERS AND HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
CONCLUSIONREFERENCES; Chapter 4: HIV/AIDS AND MIGRATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; MIGRATION AND HIV RISKS; HIV AND MIGRATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; MIGRANTS' VULNERABILITY AND HIV-RELATED RISK BEHAVIORS; CURRENT EFFORTS; PRACTICE IMPLICATION: LEADERSHIP MOBILIZATION MODEL; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 5: ASSESSING PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESS OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES: THE HISPANIC WOMEN'S SOCIAL STRESSOR SCALE; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; SOCIAL STRESSORS AND HISPANIC MENTAL HEALTH; ASSESSING SOCIAL STRESS AMONG HISPANICS; METHODS; Data Collection and Sample
Chapter 2: MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS AND THE PROVISION OF CARE: CURRENT CHALLENGES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONSABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; CONTEXT: MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORK AND THE GLOBAL GENDER EQUALITY MOVEMENT; DOMESTIC WORK AND MIGRANT WORKERS; A DEMOGRAPHIC SNAPSHOT; SUPPLY AND DEMAND; WORKING CONDITIONS AND CHALLENGES OF MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS; POLICY RESPONSES; DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 3: SOCIAL SUPPORT, ACCULTURATION, AND FINANCIAL STABILITY AMONG MEXICAN ECONOMIC MIGRANTS; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; LITERATURE REVIEW; METHODS; FINDINGS; DISCUSSION
Chapter 7: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG SEASONAL MIGRANTS: THE CASE OF SEASONAL MIGRATION IN INDIAABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; SEASONAL MIGRANTS AND FOOD SECURITY IN NASHIK, INDIA; A SNAPSHOT: DISHA FOUNDATION; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 8: THE WELFARE BOUNDARY: A HIDDEN MECHANISM OF THE HUKOU REGULATION AND MIGRANT WORKERS' RIGHTS IN CHINA; ABSTRACT; BACKGROUND: THE HUKOU SYSTEM AND ITS EVOLUTION; ANALYSIS: THE WELFARE BOUNDARY UNDERLYING THE HUKOU SYSTEM; DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; PART III: WORKERS ON THE MOVE AND SOCIAL IDENTITY
MeasuresData Analysis Strategies; RESULTS; DISCUSSION; Study Limitations; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; PART II: INTERNAL MIGRATION AND RIGHTS TO WELFARE; Chapter 6: POOR LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS, SOCIAL ISOLATION, AND COPING STRATEGIES OF MIGRANT LABORERS IN HANOI, VIETNAM; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; METHODS; RESULTS; Migrant Laborers' Physical Health; Migrant Laborers' Mental Health; Coping Strategies and Help-Seeking Behaviors; DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES
Notes Includes index
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Subject Employee rights.
Foreign workers -- Health and hygiene.
Foreign workers -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Jordan, Lucy Porter, editor
Xu, Qingwen (Professor of social work), editor
LC no. 2016035402
ISBN 1634853016 (electronic bk.)
9781634853019 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover)