'Through compelling ethnographic portraits and astute theory, The New Maids takes us beyond narratives of exploitation or empowerment to capture mutual dependences, transnational motherhood, and intimate labor under shifting gender, migration, and welfare regimes.'
Eileen Boris, Hull Professor and Chair, Department of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
'With insight and conviction, Helma Lutz takes us inside the world of the foreign domestic work. This is an important book that should be read by policy makers and scholars alike.'
Rachel Salazar Parreñas, Professor of Sociology, University of Southern California
'The New Maids adds to our understanding of transnational women across the globe...Lutz once again raises scholarship on women, migration and work to a new level.'
Sonya Michel, Director of United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, USA
'This is a major case study of intersectionality in action.'
Fiona Williams, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, University of Leeds