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Filipino CrosscurrentsOceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization$
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Kale Bantigue Fajardo

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780816666645

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.001.0001

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Decolonizing Filipino Masculinities

Decolonizing Filipino Masculinities

Chapter:
(p.177) Epilogue Decolonizing Filipino Masculinities
Source:
Filipino Crosscurrents
Author(s):

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.003.0006

This chapter discusses a postcolonial and transnational ethnographic cultural critique of Filipino seafarers. Filipino seamen have successfully navigated complex national and global cultural politics by subsequently developing their own cultural critiques of capitalist globalization. Working-class Filipino seamen and their maritime migrants teach people to sail, live, and think as a decolonized and emerging nation by creating memorable time-spaces that oppose politics and cultural perspectives. The chapter concludes that it is important to highlight and create ethnographic spaces in interpreting Filipino migrations.

Keywords:   cultural critique, Filipino seamen, time-spaces, Filipino migrations

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