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Migrant returns : Manila, development, and transnational connectivity / Eric J. Pido.

By: Pido, Eric J [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Durham, London : Duke University Press, 2017Description: xv, 211 str : ilustr. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780822363538 :; 9780822363699 :.Subject(s): antropologija migracija | Filipini - migranti | Filipini - povratak migranata | Filipini - emigracija i imigracija | Filipini - ekonomija | Filipini - socijalna politikaDDC classification: 305.9/069109599 Online resources: Opis djela i sadržaj (Duke University Press) | Elektronička verzija (Duke University Press) - Preface (str. i-xv) ; Introduction (str. 1-25)
Contents:
Introduction: An ethnography of return -- Departures -- The Balikbayan economy: Filipino Americans and the contemporary transformation of Manila -- The foreign local: Balikbayans, overseas Filipino workers, and the return economy -- Transnational real estate: selling the American dream in the Philippines -- Returns -- The Balikbayan hotel: touristic performance in Manila and the anxiety of return -- The Balikbayan house: the precarity of return migrant homes -- Domestic affects: the Philippine retirement authority, retiree visas, and the national -- Discourse of homecoming -- Conclusion: Retirement landscapes and the geography of exception.
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Introduction: An ethnography of return -- Departures -- The Balikbayan economy: Filipino Americans and the contemporary transformation of Manila -- The foreign local: Balikbayans, overseas Filipino workers, and the return economy -- Transnational real estate: selling the American dream in the Philippines -- Returns -- The Balikbayan hotel: touristic performance in Manila and the anxiety of return -- The Balikbayan house: the precarity of return migrant homes -- Domestic affects: the Philippine retirement authority, retiree visas, and the national -- Discourse of homecoming -- Conclusion: Retirement landscapes and the geography of exception.

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