Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers

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ABBREVIATIONS
ADBAsian Development Bank
BBABagong Bayani Award
CFOCommission on Filipinos Overseas
CGFNSCommission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
DFADepartment of Foreign Affairs
DOLEDepartment of Labor and Employment
FAMEFederated Association of Manpower Exporters
GPBGovernment Placement Branch
MOFYAModel OFW Family of the Year Award
MTPDPMedium-Term Philippine Development Plan
NCLEXNational Council Licensure Examination
NGOnongovernmental organization
NRCONational Reintegration Center for OFWs
NSBNational Seamen Board
NSCBNational Statistical Coordination Board
OCWoverseas contract worker
OEDBOverseas Employment Development Board
OFIoverseas Filipino investor
OFWoverseas Filipino worker
OPAoverseas performing artist
OWWAOverseas Workers Welfare Administration
PDOSPre-departure Orientation Seminar
PEOSPreemployment Orientation Seminar
POEAPhilippine Overseas Employment Administration
POLOPhilippine Overseas Labor Office
PRAProvincial Recruitment Activity

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Abbreviations xvii
  • Chapter 1 - Home of the Great Filipino Worker 1
  • Chapter 2 - Cultivating a Filipino Ethos of Labor Migration 21
  • Chapter 3 - Governing and (Dis)Empowering Filipino Migrants 50
  • Chapter 4 - Delivering "Our Contribution to the World" 87
  • Chapter 5 - Selling Filipinas’ Added Export Value 123
  • Chapter 6 - Living the Dream 155
  • Chapter 7 - Securing Their Added Export Value 178
  • Chapter 8 - Conclusion 204
  • Notes 211
  • References 225
  • Index 235
  • About the Author 253
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