Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers. This is a study of multi-layered brokering process which recruits, manages and sends Filipino migrant workers from their homeland to jobs of many different kinds all over the world. Filipino migrant workers number at least 5 million and the brokering organistions are involved in recruitment, training and disciplining workers, presentation marketing publicity at home and abroad and also with government policies. These nowadays permit and manage but allegedly do not promote migrant work for Philippine nationals. The author draws case material from nurses and care workers in the US and discussion with brokers and employment agencies of various kinds in Manila and elsewhere. Bibliography and index.
Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes
AuthorsGuevarra, Anna Romina
PublisherRutgers University Press