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Moving narratives : gender, indigeneity and the migration of Bukidnon women in the central Philippines

Mijares, Aileen May


This thesis explores the lives of indigenous women in a Bukidnon community in Negros, the Visayas, Central Philippines. It examines the political and social processes unfolding in the town of Don Salvador Benedicto and discusses how different community sectors deploy the identity politics that gives rise to conflicts between "traditional" and "modern" indigenous identities. I examine power relations and actors' subjectivity in these conflicts and use Ortner's "serious games" perspective through...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514ad171ef8


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