Made in the Philippines - Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies (Hardback)James A. Tyner (author)
Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 18/12/2003
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The Philippines is the world's largest exporter of temporary contract labor with a huge 800,000 workers a year being deployed on either six month or two year contracts. This labor migration is highly regulated by the government, private, and non-governmental/non-private organizations. Tyner argues that migrants are socially constructed, or 'made' by these parties and that migrants in turn become political resources. Employing a post-structural feminist perspective Tyner questions the very ontology of migration.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 19 mm
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