By Shirlita Africa Espinosa
This booklet considers the intersections of race, gender and sophistication in multicultural Australia during the lens of migration to the rustic. concentrating on Philippines-born migration, it offers the profile and background of this minority staff via an exam in their print fabric tradition over the past forty years. relatively, it examines the expansion of the creation of Filipino cultural id and the politics of group construction with regards to the sexualisation in their bought citizenship. Given the promoting of Australia as a contemporary, multicultural, Western kingdom within the Asia-Pacific zone, the ebook questions the bases on which this declare stands utilizing the instance of Filipino cost in Australia. contemplating the social contradictions that proceed to form multicultural politics in Australia, it examines how the neighborhood is sensible of its migration via print fabric tradition. The ebook analyses the community’s responses to their minoritisation to appreciate how Filipino-Australian migration— the affective and monetary appropriation of women’s labour—is instructive of the social truth of thousands within the worldwide diaspora this day. in line with archival and ethnographic study, this article straddles the interdisciplinary fields of gender and cultural experiences, and is a key learn for all students of Asian and Australian zone studies.
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Sexualised Citizenship: A Cultural History of Philippines-Australian Migration (Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia) by Shirlita Africa Espinosa