Annotation: Margold, Jane A. 1995. Narratives of Masculinity and Transnational Migration

Margold, Jane A. 1995. Narratives of Masculinity and Transnational Migration: Filipino Workers in the Middle East. Aihwa Ong and Michael G. Peletz (eds), Bewitching Women, Pious Men: Gender and Body Politics in Southeast Asia, 274-298. Margold interviews Ilocano labourers working in the Arab Gulf States (permanent or temporary returnees) to investigate how labour migration affects … Continue reading Annotation: Margold, Jane A. 1995. Narratives of Masculinity and Transnational Migration

Annotation: Suzuki, Nobue. 2002. Gendered Surveillance and Sexual Violence in Filipina Pre-migration Experiences

Suzuki, Nobue. 2002. Gendered Surveillance and Sexual Violence in Filipina Pre-migration Experiences to Japan, in Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region, pp. 99-119, eds Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang. Online: Taylor & Francis Using the stories of six Filipino women married and currently living with Japanese men, selected out of over 100 interviewees … Continue reading Annotation: Suzuki, Nobue. 2002. Gendered Surveillance and Sexual Violence in Filipina Pre-migration Experiences

Annotation: Suzuki, Nobue. 2007. Marrying a Marilyn of the Tropics

Suzuki, Nobue. 2007. Marrying a Marilyn of the Tropics: Manhood and Nationhood in Filipina-Japanese Marriages. Anthropological Quarterly 80(2):427-454 Suzuki expands Carla Freeman's (2001) argument on globalization theory as being masculine and dichotomous by inquiring into the experiences and desires of Japanese men (citizens of a first-world country) married to Filipino women (coming from a third-world … Continue reading Annotation: Suzuki, Nobue. 2007. Marrying a Marilyn of the Tropics

Annotation: Vance, Carol S. 1982. Pleasure and Danger: Toward a Politics of Sexuality

Vance, Carol S. 1982. Pleasure and Danger: Toward a Politics of Sexuality. In Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality. Carole S. Vance, ed. Pp.1-27. Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Carol S. Vance uses an example the development of discourse in the feminist movement from the 19th century until the present – which has seen the … Continue reading Annotation: Vance, Carol S. 1982. Pleasure and Danger: Toward a Politics of Sexuality

Annotation: Kondo, Dorinne K. 1990. Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace

Kondo, Dorinne K. 1990. Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. As Kondo writes, “What and how I write is no mere academic exercise; for me it matters, and matters deeply” (302). Using a first-person account, what she refers to as “inevitable locatedness” (303), Kondo … Continue reading Annotation: Kondo, Dorinne K. 1990. Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace