Description - Made in the Philippines by James A. Tyner
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.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - James A. Tyner
James A. Tyner is Associate Professor of Geography at Kent State University.