Constructions of Filipina Migrant Entertainers

  title={Constructions of Filipina Migrant Entertainers},
  author={James Tyner},
  journal={Gender Place and Culture},
  • J. Tyner
  • Published 1 March 1996
  • Economics
  • Gender Place and Culture
While international labor migration from South and South-east Asia has received a considerable amount of attention in academic circles, a feminist discourse is largely ignored. This ignorance is reflected in a dearth of materials on women labor migrants, as well as explicit considerations of gender. Discussions of Filipina migrant entertainers commonly emphasize poverty as the primary determinant of their movement. Evidence does suggest that unemployment in the Philippines has contributed to… 

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