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Nine chapters written by scholars of history, geography, social anthropology, human geography, and other fields examine the multidimensional roles of female Asian overseas workers, mothers, wives, and citizens. Cases include Filipina caregivers in Canada, Thai sex workers in Germany, Singaporean expatriates in Shanghai, and various Asian migrants for marriage in Japan.

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Dream Jungle
by Jessica Hagedorn

Marginal Bliss
by Carlomar Arcangel Daoana

Behind the Blue Canvas
by Eileen R. Tabios

Ulos: 4 na Dula
by Arthur P. Casanova

Mga Kuwentong Maranao
by Frank G. Rivera

Wife or Worker: Asian Women and Migration
edited by Nicola Piper and Mina Roces

World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability
by Amy Chua

Smaller and Smaller Circles
by Felisa H. Batacan