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Author Name:    McKay, Deirdre

Title:   Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village (Tracking Globalization)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Indiana University Press 

ISBN Number:   0253002125 / 9780253002129

Seller ID:   ING9780253002129

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Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world's largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then home again. Focusing on the experiences of individuals, McKay interrogates current approaches to globalization, multi-sited research, subjectivity, and the village itself. She shows that rather than weakening village ties, temporary labor migration gives the village a new global dimension created in and through the relationships, imaginations, and faith of its members in its potential as a site for a better future.



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