Migrants, Unfree Labour, and the Legal Construction of Domestic Servitude: Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK Chapter uri icon

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abstract

  • Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law Cathryn Costello, Mark Freedland ... In the UK, domestic labour has historical roots in the concept of menial service, which fell somewhere between contractual freedom and ... and institutions of unfree labour.24 The fact that the UK overseas domestic worker visa only allows non-UK migrants to bring household staff with them ... Here unfreedom is legally constructed by the state in combination with the legal and economic power of capital.

publication date

  • October 30, 2014