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The Politics of Electoral Siege

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 6 argues that the middle class see themselves as besieged not just territorially but electorally. On the one hand, they see the poor as political dupes, able to be fooled and bought by ... More


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

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Migrant workers from the Philippines are ubiquitous to global capitalism, with nearly 10 percent of the population employed in almost two hundred countries. In a visit to the United States in 2003, ... More


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