Rhacel Salazar Parreñas is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California. She is currently in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She is the author of the forthcoming book Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo (Stanford University Press, 2011).
Published in: Migrant FuturesHero nurses, untrustworthy domestic workers, and vilified sex workers
In times of pandemic, women migrants are facing restrictions on their mobility and the devaluation of their labor.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryGender and care in times of global economy
Gender and care – a complicated relationship in times of global economy. An interview with Rhacel Parreñas,...
Published in: HomeHow the left is losing the war on trafficking
Based on her fieldwork research on Filipinas in the sex industries in Japan, the author examines the traps and...