By Shobha Hamal Gurung
In this pathbreaking and well timed paintings, Hamal Gurung supplies voice to the growing
number of Nepali girls who migrate to the us to paintings within the informal
economy. Highlighting the reviews of thirty-five ladies, usually college
educated and center category, who tackle family carrier and unskilled labor
jobs, Hamal Gurung demanding situations traditional photos of 3rd global women
as sufferers pressured into low-wage employment. as an alternative, she sheds mild on Nepali
women’s strategic judgements to just accept downwardly cellular positions so as to
earn extra source of revenue, thereby attaining better organisation of their domestic nations as
well as of their diasporic groups within the usa. those ladies are not
only making an investment in themselves and their families—they are construction transnational
communities via formal participation in NGOs and casual networks of
migrant employees. In nice aspect, Hamal Gurung files Nepali migrant
women’s lives, making seen the profound and far-reaching results of their
civic, financial, and political engagement.
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Nepali Migrant Women: Resistance and Survival in America (Gender and Globalization) by Shobha Hamal Gurung