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Mapping Diasporic Nationalisms: The Filipina/o American Balikbayan in the Philippines

Gina K. Velasco

in Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 introduces the figure of the Filipina/o American balikbayan, the return migrant or expatriate. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted at the Philippine Studies Program, a heritage ... More


Conclusion: Queer Necropolitics and the Afterlife of US Imperialism

Gina K. Velasco

in Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Beginning with a discussion of the mainstream US news coverage of the 2016 mass shooting at a Latinx party at Pulse (an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida), this chapter connects Puerto Rico to the ... More


Becoming Diasporic: From Labor Migrants to Political Wanderers, 1905–19

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

While the search for economic self-sufficiency in Korean immigrant life remained important, Korea’s loss of national sovereignty to Japan between 1905 and 1910 emerged as the single most important ... More


“Buy Italian!”: Imports, Diasporic Nationalism, and the Politics of Authenticity

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the fondness of New York City's Italian immigrants for imported foods helped make the food import business crucial to the project of diasporic Italian nationalism. It argues ... More


Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Gina K. Velasco

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The “global Filipina body” is a ubiquitous sign of the Philippine nation that represents the exploitation of racialized and gendered Filipina migrant labor in a context of neoliberal globalization ... More


In Italy Everyone Enjoys It—Why Not in America?: Italian Americans and Consumption in Transnational Perspective During the Early Twentieth Century

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

The magnitude of Italian imports in the United States before World War II reflected the role that immigrants played in fostering the commercial flows. Italian immigrants’ conspicuous fondness of ... More


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