Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) as Heroes: Discursive Origins of the “Bagong Bayani” in the Era of Labor Export

This essay seeks to trace the relevant national and global contexts from which the bagong bayani discourse of OFWs emerged. It does so by discussing the evolution of labor out-migration in the Philippines from its beginnings in the colonial times, to overseas employment’s institutionalization in the...
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Author:

Jean Encinas-Franco [VerfasserIn]

Format:

Electronic Article

Language:

English ; Spanish ; tgl

Published:

2015

Subjects:

Bagong bayani

“modern-day heroes

” labor expert

OFWs discourse

labor out-migration

Containing Work:

In: Humanities Diliman - University of the Philippines, 2011, 12(2015), 2, Seite 56-78

Containing Work:

volume:12 ; year:2015 ; number:2 ; pages:56-78

Links:

https://doaj.org/article/ca1d7c628d004fb6b545c479c20f763b [kostenfrei]

http://www.journals.upd.edu.ph/index.php/humanitiesdiliman/article/view/4907 [kostenfrei]

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Catalog id:

DOAJ039543234

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