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About Sarah Schilliger

Sarah Schilliger is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department for Social Sciences at the University of Basel. In her PhD (2014) she did research on care migration and global care chains between eastern Europe and Switzerland. In her post-doc research Sarah Schilliger addresses the claiming of rights in the context of transnational migration and precarious labour. She is a member of the 'Network for Critical Research on Migration and Border Regimes' (kritnet).


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Self-organised struggles of migrant care workers

How do migrant workers successfully enact labour and social rights? ‘Respekt’, a local network established by Polish live-in care workers in Basel, Switzerland, challenges widespread assumptions held by unions.

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