Roderick N Labrador
Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition (January 20, 2015)
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Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival study, Roderick Labrador delves into the methods Filipinos in Hawai'i have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream attractiveness with a wish to maintain their Filipino identification. specifically, Labrador speaks to the procedures of id making and the politics of illustration between immigrant groups striving to withstand marginalization in a globalized, transnational period. Critiquing the preferred photo of Hawai'i as a postracial paradise, he unearths how Filipino immigrants discuss their relationships to the place(s) they left and the place(s) the place they have settled, and the way those discourses form their identities. He additionally indicates how the fight for group empowerment, id territorialization, and the method of putting and boundary making proceed to impact how minority teams build the tales they inform approximately themselves, to themselves and others.