Migrant returns Manila, development, and transnational connectivity by Eric J. Pido

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  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Filipino Americans,
  • Migrations,
  • Return migration

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Eric J. Pido examines the complicated relationship between the Philippine economy, Manila"s urban development, and Filipino migrants visiting or returning to their homeland, showing migration to be a multidirectional, layered, and continuous process with varied and often fraught outcomes.--Publisher description.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementEric J. Pido
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV8685 .P536 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 211 pages
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26935825M
ISBN 100822363534, 0822363690
ISBN 109780822363538, 9780822363699
LC Control Number2016050802
OCLC/WorldCa956339823

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