detail from Labels for Hair Ribbons by Manuel Ocampo a delectable selection of oriental appetizers
Tuesday, November 30, 2004


: . The Filipina, Past and Present

Articles on Filipino women recently published in British and American academic journals:

Anunciacion Chica, Ilaya, Bauan, Batangas, early 1900s. Ron-Ron Allanigue collection. Reproduced in Consuming Passions: Philippine Collectibles, 115.
If Women Are the Best Men in the Philippines, Why Are They Invisible in History?
by Albina Peczon Fernandez
Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Special Issue 2 (2004): 3-15

The Women of Ilocos in the Revolutionary Era
by Digna Balangue Apilado
Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Special Issue 2 (2004): 16-25

Some Sources on Women's Participation in the Revolution in Central and Eastern Visayas
by MadrileƱa de la Cerna
Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, Special Issue 2 (2004): 26-31

A Filipina domestic helper chants slogans during a demonstration against the proposed levy and reduction of minimum allowable wage in Hong Kong January 12, 2003. More than 1,000 foreign domestic helpers took part in the protest on Sunday. The 240,000-strong community of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are supposed to receive a minimum wage of HK$3,670 (US$471) a month, but are increasingly blamed for snatching badly-needed jobs from locals as the territory tries to restart its sickly economy. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Divergent Development, Racialised Rights: Globalised Labour Markets and the Trade of Nurses -- The Case of the Philippines
by Rochelle E. Ball
Women's Studies International Forum 27, no. 2 (June-July 2004): 119-133

Contextual Politics of Difference in Transnational Care: The Rhetoric of Filipina Domestics' Employers in Taiwan
by Shu-Ju Ada Cheng
Feminist Review 77, no. 1 (2004): 46-64

When the Personal Meets the Global at Home: Filipina Domestics and their Female Employers in Taiwan
by Shu-Ju Ada Cheng
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 25, no. 2 (2004): 31-52

Occupational Destinations and Economic Mobility of Filipino
Overseas Workers
by Moshe Semyonov and Anastasia Gorodzeisky
International Migration Review 38, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 5-25

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