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The Filipino migration experience : global agents of change

Author: Mina Roces
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2021.
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"This book documents the way Filipino migrants from the 1970s-2018 have become agents of change. Migrants critiqued institutions such the family and definitions of the feminine, they transformed social mores and inspired transnational business ventures, they altered the host countries through advocacy, and they revolutionized the homeland through diasporic philanthropy"
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Additional Physical Format: The Filipino migration experience / Mina Roces
Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2021
9781501760426
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mina Roces
ISBN: 9781501760402 1501760408
OCLC Number: 1322205169
Description: 1 vol. (IX-254 p.) : illustrations. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Towards a History of the Filipino Migrant as Agents of Change, 1970s-2018Part One: Breaking Taboos: Family and Gender1. Migration and the Rethinking of the Filipino Family, 1970s-20182. Challenging Constructions of Gender and Sexuality, 1980s-2018Part Two: Changing Social Mores and Economic Landscapes: Filipino Migrants as Consumers3. Consumption and Social Change, 1980s-20184. The Impact of Consumption on Businesses, 1990s-2018Part Three: Changing the Homeland and the Host Country: Activism and Philanthropy5. Filipina/o/x Americans as Community Historians, 1980s-20186. Advocacy and Its Impacts, 1970s to circa 20007. Migrants and the Homeland, 1986-20188. Conclusion: Refusing to be Marginal -- Cornell University Press
Responsibility: Mina Roces.

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"This book documents the way Filipino migrants from the 1970s-2018 have become agents of change. Migrants critiqued institutions such the family and definitions of the feminine, they transformed social mores and inspired transnational business ventures, they altered the host countries through advocacy, and they revolutionized the homeland through diasporic philanthropy"

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"Roces's book provides intimate details and insights about the experiences, challenges and successes of Filipino migrants around the world since the early 1970s.The Filipino Migration Experience is a Read more...

 
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