Annotation: Baldoz, Rick. 2011. Third Asiatic Invasion

Baldoz, Rick. 2011. Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946. New York : New York University Press. In this historical sociology of the “third asiatic invasion” of the U.S., Baldoz “examines the interlocking politics of race, immigration, and empire” to argue that “the incorporation of Filipinos into American society played an important … Continue reading Annotation: Baldoz, Rick. 2011. Third Asiatic Invasion

Annotation: Cheng, Sealing. 2010. On the Move for Love

Cheng, Sealing. 2010. On the Move for Love: Migrant Entertainers and the U.S. Military in South Korea. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Cheng presents the global context that has brought about the gendered “ethnoscape” (Appadurai) in Dongducheon, situating the presence of foreign migrant entertainers as emerging from the political and military relations of the Korean … Continue reading Annotation: Cheng, Sealing. 2010. On the Move for Love