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Cultivating New Local Futures: Remittance Economies and Land-use Patterns in Ifugao, Philippines.

McKay

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In the Philippines, female migration for contract domestic work transforms the local landscape. The changes in land, labour, crops and cropping patterns that are occurring may not reflect local ecology or economic opportunity as much as they represent gendered versions of new local futures, envisioned on a new global scale.

Publication Date Jun 6, 2003
Journal Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
Print ISSN 0022-4634
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Pages 285 - 306
DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022463403000262
Publisher URL https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022463403000262

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