Between the Homeland and the Diaspora: The Politics of Theorizing Filipino and Filipino American Identities : a Second Look at the Poststructuralism-indigenization Debates
Arguing for the contingent nature of theories and the need for nuanced perspectives in their invocation across politically-uneven contexts, this study models a way of productively engaging the current debates between deconstructive cultural criticism and the project of indigenization as these are played out in the struggles of Filipino and Filipino American academics seeking empowerment for their respective communities.
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Theorizing Filipino and Filipino American Cultural
Theoretical Perspectives Informing the Reading
Blurred Genres Subversive Genealogies
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