International migrant eldercare workers in Italy, Germany, and Sweden: A feminist critique of eldercare policy in the United States

We live in a world where people travel far from home to find work and income (Segal, Elliott, and Mayadas 2010). Professionally trained individuals fly first class to countries where they find lucrative salaries as scientists, bankers, information technologists, physicians, professors, artists, and musicians (Jones 1999). Other people are not so lucky. They travel by foot, train, or boat to countries where people speak languages that are utterly foreign to them. Or they fly economy class to countries where they will have to stay until they think they have earned enough money to fund their children’s education, pay off debts, or buy a family home (Postelnicu 2012, 167). Most of these travelers are female ..
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