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Putting Feminist Theory to Work

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780748615698
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671243 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0001
Putting Feminist Theory to Work

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The introductory chapter introduces the premise of the book: to force a close encounter between feminist theory and empirical analyses of the circumstances of migrant domestic workers. It outlines some of the challenges and opportunities that come from working with an activist organisation.

Keywords: Feminist theory; Philippine Women Centre; activist research; geography; forced migration

Chapter.  3893 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociology

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