chapter  13
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Conclusion: Domestic Work, Migration and the New Gender Order in Contemporary Europe

ByGul Ozyegin, Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo

A few decades ago, no one predicted that we would see a resurgence of paid domestic work and that this resurgence would appear in places at the apex of capitalist modernity. Nor did anyone predict that this old pattern of employment would be dependent on a new dynamic: globalization and international migration.