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Table of Contents

 

Guest Editors’ Introduction

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Hung Cam THAI, & Rachel SILVEY

 

Intimate Encounters: Affective Labor in Call Centers

Akhil GUPTA and Purnima MANKEKAR

 

Reproductive Labor at the Intersection of Three Intimate Industries: Domestic Work, Sex Tourism, and Adoption

Nicole CONSTABLE

 

Beyond the Brokers: Local Marriage Migration Industries of Rural Vietnam

Danièle Bélanger

 

The Materiality of Intimacy in Wildlife Rehabilitation: Rethinking Ethical Capitalism through Embodied Encounters with Animals in Southeast Asia

Juno Salazar PARREÑAS

 

Outsourcing Intimacy: Producing Global Adoptability of Special Needs Children in China

Leslie WANG

 

China’s Beauty Proletariat: The Body Politics of Hegemony in a Walmart Cosmetics’ Department

Eileen OTIS

 

Selling Fantasies of Rescue: Intimate Labor, Filipina Migrant Hostesses, and American GIs in a Shifting Global Order

Hae Yeon CHOO


“From Dance Bars to the Streets”: Moral Dispossession and Eviction in Mumbai

Chaitanya LAKKIMSETTI

 

Screening Shirtless Azn Men: The Full Frontal Power of Intimate Internet Industries

Celine Parreñas SHIMIZU

 

Deferential Surrogates and Professional Others: Recruitment and Training of Migrant Care Workers in Taiwan and Japan

Pei-Chia LAN

 

What to Expect When You’re Expecting: The Affective Economies of Consuming Surrogacy in India

Sharmila RUDRAPPA

 

Race, Nation, and the Production of Intimacy: Transnational Ova Donation in India

Daisy DEOMAMPO