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B12.3 A2.3: IMAGINING MIGRATION: THE COMMUNITY IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF IDEAS ON FEMALE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT

The paper tries to answer the question on why there is a continued labor migration by Filipino women despite documented adversities. Of the repertory of possible explanations, the paper tackles the role of the community as a creator of knowledge in the pstiche construction of female labor migration. The community sampled is Ilocos, a region in the Philippines with a documented history of migration dating back to the 1900s.

Ateneo Center for Social Policy and Public Affairs
Authors Keywords
Saloma, Czarina A.; gender and development; labor policies;
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