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Coincidence and Consequence

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Six engages the themes of misfortune, crisis, catastrophe, and war in Marian apparitions at the same time that it further widens the question of Filipinos’ intensifying role in Christian ... More


Able Minds, Able Hands: Marketing Philippine Workers

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the Philippine government works to open up markets for Philippine workers. Migration officials closely monitor the economic and political trends and transformations created ... More


Migrant Workers’ Rights?: Regulating Remittances and Repatriation

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the outcomes and processes of a sudden strike by Philippine migrant workers in Brunei, who exercised some of the rights constituted in the Migrant Workers and Overseas ... 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


Ashore and Away: Filipino Seamen as Heroes and Deserters

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

in Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666645
eISBN:
9781452946795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines an audiovisual tribute to Filipino seafarers, Tagumpay Nating Lahat, to discuss the image of overseas Filipino workers as the new heroes of the Philippines. The video portrayed ... More


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

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. This book focuses on Filipino overseas workers in ... More


Song Flies Home

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter asks how western researchers might do other than recycle orientalist representations of ‘third world women’. It is an experiment in performative writing that considers two kinds of ... More


‘You just can’t get a price’ The difference political economy makes

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Five focuses on the structuring effect of political economy on commercial fishers in Scotland (and elsewhere). It outlines how sea creatures like crabs and lobsters were made into tradeable ... More


Transnational Mothering and Models of Parenthood: Ideological and Intergenerational Challenges in Filipina Migrant Families

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines some dynamics of transnational families in the context of the Philippines, one of the largest source countries of migrant workers in contemporary globalization. It focuses on ... More


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