The Pictograms of Migrants

March 17, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender, edited by Judith Resnik and Seyla Benhabib, features a pictogram by the artist group kollektiv migrantas, made up of four migrant women, Irma, Florencia, Marula and Alejandra. Here’s

Maids, Neo-Slavery and NGOs

February 27, 2009 nyupressblog 0

By Aihwa Ong; from Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders and Genders, edited by Seyla Benhabib and Judith Resnik. The underpaid, starved and battered foreign maid, while not the statistical norm, has become the image of