Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village

Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village

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Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world's largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then home again. Focusing on the experiences of individuals, McKay interrogates current approaches to globalization, multi-sited research, subjectivity, and the village itself. She shows that rather than weakening village ties, temporary labor migration gives the… (more)

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Publisher: Indiana University Press (April 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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