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Sending Granny to Chiang-Mai

This article ties in with existing discussions on global care chains, family separation and the devaluation of social‐reproductive work. We explore the new trend of outsourcing care for the elderly to countries with lower wages.


Schwiter Karin, Brütsch Jill & Pratt Geraldine 2019: Sending Granny to Chang-Mai: Global Outsourcing of Elder Care. In: Global Networks, electronic publication ahead of print. DOI 10.1111/glob.12231


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