detail from Labels for Hair Ribbons by Manuel Ocampo a delectable selection of oriental appetizers
Monday, June 13, 2005


: . Book Watch

Recently published and forthcoming books on Filipinos and the Philippines from British and American presses. The range of topics are as indicative of the intellectual preoccupations of Philippine studies scholars as of the neverending afflictions suffered by, as well as the resilience of, the country and its people.

Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes
by Rhacel Salazar Parrenas
Stanford University Press, May 2005

Chinese Traders in a Philippine Town: From Daily Competition to Urban Transformation
by Norbert Dannhaeuser
University of Hawaii Press, May 2005

Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino American Intellectuals
by Augusto Fauni Espiritu
Stanford University Press, May 2005

State and Society in the Philippines
by Patricio N. Abinales and Donna J. Amoroso
Rowman & Littlefield, May 2005

Iraq, Terror, and the Philippines' Will to War
by James A. Tyner
Rowman & Littlefield, May 2005

Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles : Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

by Raymond L. L. Bryant
Yale University Press, May 2005

Prime-time Apparitions
by R. Zamora Linmark
Hanging Loose Press, April 2005

Social Dynamics of Deforestation in the Philippines: Actions, Options and Motivations
by Gerhard van den Top
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, July 2005

Islamic Identity, Postcoloniality, and Educational Policy: Schooling and Ethno-Religious Conflict in the Southern Philippines
by Jeffrey Ayala Milligan
Palgrave Macmillan, August 2005

Coming of Age: Women's Colleges in the Philippines during the Post-Marcos Era
by Francesca B. Purcell
Routledge, September 2005

The Anti-Development State: The Political Economy of Permanent Crisis in the Philippines
by Walden Bello, Herbert Docena, Marissa de Guzman, and Mary Lou Malig
Zed Books, September 2005

A History of the Philippines
by Alfred W. McCoy
Cambridge University Press, September 2005

Under Three Flags: Anarchism and the Anti-colonial Imagination
by Benedict Anderson
Verso, November 2005

In the Name of Civil Society: From Free Election Movements to People Power in the Philippines

by Eva-Lotta E. Hedman
University of Hawaii Press, December 2005

The Green Tiger: The Costs of Economic Decline in the Philippines
by Barbara Goldoftas
Oxford University Press, December 2005

Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation in the Spanish Philippines
by Vicente L. Rafael
Duke University Press, December 2005

Also check out a list of forthcoming titles from the Ateneo de Manila University Press here and a list of new releases from the University of the Philippines Press here.

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