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Globalization, polarization and the informal sector: the case of paid domestic workers in London

Globalization, polarization and the informal sector: the case of paid domestic workers in London Considerable debate has occurred over whether ‘global cities’ are witnessing polarization of their labour forces into highly paid professionals and low paid personal service workers. This paper offers evidence on paid domestic labour in London, some of which occurs in the informal sector, and considers its potential significance for the polarization debate. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Area Wiley

Globalization, polarization and the informal sector: the case of paid domestic workers in London

Area , Volume 34 (1) – Mar 1, 2002

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2002
ISSN
0004-0894
eISSN
1475-4762
DOI
10.1111/1475-4762.00055
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Abstract

Considerable debate has occurred over whether ‘global cities’ are witnessing polarization of their labour forces into highly paid professionals and low paid personal service workers. This paper offers evidence on paid domestic labour in London, some of which occurs in the informal sector, and considers its potential significance for the polarization debate.

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Published: Mar 1, 2002

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