Alienation and labor export in the context of globalization

  title={Alienation and labor export in the context of globalization},
  author={Ligaya Lindio–McGovern},
  journal={Critical Asian Studies},
  pages={217 - 238}
Beginning the early 1970s the Philippine government embarked on labor export as a development strategy to deal with its debt crisis, largely a consequence of structural adjustment policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Labor export has since become a major feature of globalization in the Philippines. This article argues that Philippine labor export in the context of globalization creates sites of and resistance to alienation. It examines the different forms of alienation… Expand
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