ISBN-10:
0813546346
ISBN-13:
9780813546346
Pub. Date:
12/01/2009
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers

Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers

by Anna Romina Guevarra
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ISBN-13: 9780813546346
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anna Romina Guevarra is an assistant professor of sociology and Asian American studies and affiliated faculty of gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

List of Abbreviations xvii

1 Home of the Great Filipino Worker 1

2 Cultivating a Filipino Ethos of Labor Migration 21

3 Governing and (Dis) Empowering Filipino Migrants 50

4 Delivering "Our Contribution to the World" 87

5 Selling Filipinas' Added Export Value 123

6 Living the Dream 155

7 Securing Their Added Export Value 178

8 Conclusion 204

Notes 211

References 225

Index 235

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