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Migrant Returns Manila, Development, and Transnational Connectivity

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ISBN-10: 0822363690

ISBN-13: 9780822363699

Edition: 2017

Authors: Eric J. Pido

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In Migrant Returns Eric J. Pido examines the complicated relationship between the Philippine economy, Manila's urban development, and balikbayans--Filipino migrants visiting or returning to their homeland--to reconceptualize migration as a process of connectivity. Focusing on the experiences of balikbayans returning to Manila from California, Pido shows how Philippine economic and labor policies have created an economy reliant upon property speculation, financial remittances, and the affective labor of Filipinos living abroad. Now as the initial generation of post-1965 Filipino migrants are beginning to age, they are encouraged to retire in their homeland through various state-sponsored…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 6/16/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English