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by S. Lily Mendoza
New York & London: Routledge, 2002
231 pp.

"Between the Homeland and the Diaspora" is off the press. It is published under the Routledge series, Asian Americans: Reconceptualizing Culture, History, and Politics.

The book is a first-time attempt to bridge identity politics in the Philippine homeland and the Filipino American diaspora and seeks to make sense of the differing and contested forms of identity articulations in the two communities. It is also the first book-length, historicized treatment of the Philippine indigenization movement in the Philippine academy and its attempted export and appropriation into some sectors of the Filipino American community. As an overhearer in many a Filipino and Filipino American listserve conversations, the author believes the book has much to offer by addressing oft-raised questions concerning Filipino and Filipino American cultural politics. Readers who are more theoretically-inclined will hopefully find the engagement of the current debates between deconstructive cultural criticism and the project of indigenization of interest.

The book is available on www.amazon.com (under the author's full name, Susanah Lily L. Mendoza) or directly from the publisher at: Routledge 29 West 35th St. New York, NY 10001.

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