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The Paradox of Assimilation: Children of Filipino Immigrants in San Diego

Yen Le Espiritu and Diane L. Wolf

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter begins by presenting a broader historical context of Filipino immigration to the United States; to California; and to the research site, San Diego. It then delineates the socioeconomic ... More


“Reds, Communists, and Fruit Strikers”: Filipinos and the Great Depression

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Set in the Great Depression, this chapter explores the plight of Filipino migrant farm laborers, who white growers in the Santa Clara Valley initially welcomed as another bachelor population capable ... More


“What’s so p/funny?”

Roderick N. Labrador

in Building Filipino Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter critiques the idea of Hawaiʻi as a “multicultural paradise” and the production of Local by examining the popular practice of ethnic humor. It argues that Hawaiʻi ethnic humor is a space ... More


U.S. Colonialism, Migration, and Sexualities: The Filipino American Case

Yen Le Espiritu

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter studies how immigration between the Philippines and the United States has altered men's and women's sexual lives. Focusing on Filipino immigrants, the chapter argues that, owing to the ... More


The Filipinos

Anthony P. S. Guerrero, Ricardo Bayola, and Celia Ona

in People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the context and history of Filipino migration to Hawaiʻi. Filipinos in Hawaiʻi are the product of waves of immigration initially borne out of American colonization and the ... More


Building Filipino Hawai'i

Roderick N. Labrador

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival research, this book delves into the ways Filipinos in Hawaiʻi have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream acceptance ... More


Unsettling Hawai‘i

Roderick N. Labrador

in Building Filipino Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter revisits the idea of identity territorializations and their use in immigrant struggles for community empowerment. It asks what happens when “home”-making processes and ... More


Filipinas in the Deep South: Reading Domestic Oral Narratives as Sites of Politicization and Community Building

Linda Pierce Allen

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the story of Filipinas in south Mississippi. The Filipino community in south Mississippi is largely a Filipina community, comprised mainly of first-generation Filipina immigrant ... More


The 1.5 Generation: Filipino Youth, Transmigrancy, and Masculinity

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines two novels by Filipino American writers: Brian Ascalon Roley’s American Son and Han Ong’s Fixer Chao. These novels document the lives of Filipino immigrants facing prejudice, ... More


Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Jose V. Fuentecilla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book describes how Filipino exiles and immigrants in the United States played a crucial role in the grassroots revolution that overthrew the fourteen-year dictatorship of former president ... More


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