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"Housemaids" book
A book companion to the film "Housemaids" by Gabriel Mascaro.
Edited by Victor Guimaraes
Coordinated by Rachel Ellis, Dora Amorim and Camille Reis
Produced with Myrdle Court Press and the Federal University of Pernambuco
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Table of Contents


"Multiple Views on a Diverse Film" by Victor Guimaraes

Part I: 'Housemaids': A Brazilian Film

"Imponderable Dramaturgy" by Fabio Andrade
"Politics Behind the Camera" by Victor Guimaraes
"Resurgent Class Relations in Brazilian Film" by Mariana Souto

Part II: Questions and answers, film and domestication

"Not Everything is Said: A Conversation between Jean-Louis Comolli and Daniela Capelato"
"Housemaids, Domestication and Servility" by Nicole Brenez
"The Obligation to Ask is Different from the Obligation to Answer" by Moacir dos Anjos
"Domestic: An Indiscreet Ethnography" by Marco Antonio Goncalves

Part III: 'Housemaids', A Feminine Noun

"Domestic Employment in Brazil: Unequal Affections and the Interfaces of Class, Race and Gender" by Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado and Marcia Lima
"She Does the Same Thing Every Day: Women and Domestic Work" by Francielle Jordania

Part IV: Out of Shot: Unequal Spaces in the House and the City

"A Burdened Colonial Legacy: Domestic Servitude in Brazilian Literature and Culture" by Sonia Roncador
"Bodies That Arrive, That Stay and That Leave" by Rossana Tavares
"The Maid's Room: A Tale of Unchanging Apartheid in a Changing Domestic Space by Edja Trigueiro and Viviane Cunha
"Geographies of Inequality: Peruvian Household Workers Navigate Spaces of Servitude by Katherine Maich

Release: 2016
Copyright: 2016

For colleges, universities, government agencies, hospitals and corporations

This DVD is sold with a license for institutional use and Public Performance rights.

Subject areas:
Adolescence, Brazil, Cinema Studies, Cultural Studies, Economic Sociology, Family Relations, Labor Studies, Latin America, Latin American Studies, Race and Racism, Sociology, South America, Women's Studies

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