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  • Pinay: Culture Bearers of the Filipino Diaspora

    Pinay: Culture Bearers of the Filipino Diaspora

    Non-fiction March 20, 2018

    What happens to values and culture if Filipinos who live away from the country forget to remember them as they live out their lives? And if values were maintained, which ones would Filipinos NOT give up because they would no longer recognize themselv...

  • Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina

    Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina

    Non-fiction March 20, 2018

    In this groundbreaking study, Denise Cruz investigates the importance of the figure she terms the "transpacific Filipina" to Philippine nationalism, women's suffrage, and constructions of modernity. Her analysis illuminates connections between the ri...

  • Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

    Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

    Non-fiction March 17, 2018

    In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. Families Apart focuses on Filipino overseas workers in Canada to reveal what such arran...