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“Why do you want to go to 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/9780252038808.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book follows the struggles of contemporary Filipino immigrants to physically and figuratively build community, where ... More


“The Center is not just for Filipinos, but for all of Hawai‘i nei”

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/9780252038808.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the Filipino Community Center represents a “class project” that not only reveals a repertoire of Filipino identities but also an active confrontation with the group's ... More


Overlapping Architectures

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/9780252038808.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uses the Filipino Community Center as the primary analytical site to suggest that through the physical building itself, Filipinos discursively construct identity territorializations that ... 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


Dial “C” for Culture: Telecommunications, Gender, and the Filipino Transnational Migrant Market

Jan Maghinay Padios

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter shows how the overseas Filipino community is transformed into a transnational migrant market. Advertisements and marketing campaigns to Filipinos overseas reinforce Philippine ... More


“You Filipino, ya?”

Roderick N. Labrador

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates the complexities of being an “insider anthropologist” as a Filipino man among Filipino communities in Hawai‘i. Through the author's experience, the chapter finds that the ... More


Searching for Filipina Sisterhood

Minjeong Kim

in Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Drawing on the literature on immigrants’ intra-ethnic solidarity and conflict, Chapter 7 examines on Filipinas’ relationships with their co-ethnics by focusing on three different spaces. First, the ... More


When the Field Is Your Home: Doing Advocacy Work and Academic Work in Hawai‘i

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a story of homework in political solidarity with Filipino communities in Hawai‘i struggling against racism and social inequality. Set in an inner-city area of Honolulu called Kalihi, ... More


Enterprising Women, Failing Children: Living within the Contradictions of Neo(Liberalism)

Geraldine Pratt

in Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the ways that domestic workers and their families settle into Canadian society within contradictions in liberal normative assessment. It argues that the liberal compromise ... More


Into the Land of the Fearful: Dread and Apathy

Jose V. Fuentecilla

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the reactions of overseas Filipino communities to anti-martial law activists in exile. Much of the print coverage of the U.S.-based anti-Marcos groups tended to spotlight ... More


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