Book Review – Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World, by Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

28 03 2012

Review by Jeb Sprague

From government-sponsored nursing classes in Manila to crushed labor strikes at garment factories in southeast Asia, a variety of mechanisms has been developed to manage, promote and coerce Filipino workers as a readily available cheap source of labor around the world. A book of interest for scholars or students of global migration or of the contemporary Filipino/Filipina experience, Migrants for Export should also be of interest to those studying the state in globalization and in relation to the changing practices and ideologies of state elites. READ THE ARTICLE >>


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