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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


Conclusion: The Globalization of theLabor Brokerage State

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/9780816665273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter discusses the key insights of this research on the Philippine state’s international migration within the context of globalization. It characterizes developing forms of labor ... More


Introduction: Filipino Transnational Families and New Caring Strategies

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction chapter lays out the book’s main intervention, “multidirectional care” to examine how transnational family members from different places in the diaspora exchange care work in many ... More


Conclusion: Producing Transnational Families and Possibilities Embedded

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter sums up the meaning, forms, roles and definitions of care is at the crux of proposing multidirectional care as a model of transnational care. The different actors contributing care work ... More


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