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Domestic Workers and Their Struggle for Citizenship and Collective Identity in Indonesia

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In this chapter, we look at the struggle for citizenship among domestic workers in Indonesia. Indonesia is an important node of labour migration, sending more than six million workers to other Asian countries (and beyond) to work, many of them as domestic workers.

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Fig. 6.1

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  1. 1.

    These estimates are taken from public statements by ILO and Jala PRT representatives, respectively.

  2. 2.

    Yogyakarta Gubernatorial Bylaw No. 31 of 2010 regarding Domestic Workers and the Yogyakarta Mayoral Law No. 48 of 2011 regarding Domestic Workers.

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Gastaldi, M., Jordhus-Lier, D., Prabawati, D. (2022). Domestic Workers and Their Struggle for Citizenship and Collective Identity in Indonesia. In: Hiariej, E., Stokke, K. (eds) The Politics of Citizenship in Indonesia. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-7955-1_6

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