1st Edition

From Exile To Diaspora
Versions Of The Filipino Experience In The United States

ISBN 9780367009762
Published June 17, 2019 by Routledge
255 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book includes essays of the narrative of Filipino lives in the United States to provoke interrogation of the conventional wisdom and a critique of the global system of capital. It helps in constituting the Filipino community as an agent of historic change in a racist society.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Alias "Flips," "Pinoys," "Brown Monkeys ... ": From the Boondocks to the "Belly of the Beast" 2. From Identity Politics to Transformative Critique 3. Arming the Spirit, Writing in Times of Emergency 4. Bulosan's Metamorphosis: The Return of the Alter/Native 5. Resistance, Intervention, Deliverance: Lessons from Philip Vera Cruz 6. Prophesying a Permanent Cultural Revolution 7. Fragments from an Exile's Journal

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