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Recasting Our Relatives: Eroding and (E)Merging Filipino Connections
|Title:||Recasting Our Relatives: Eroding and (E)Merging Filipino Connections|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education|
|Citation:||Moniz, J. (2017). Recasting Our Relatives: Eroding and (E)Merging Filipino Connections. Educational Perspectives, 48(1&2), 41-47.|
|Abstract:||What is the future of Filipino in Filipino American? What counts as Filipino in Filipino American? Who counts as Filipino in Filipino American? These are the questions I pose in light of demographic shifts over time and the advent of science and technology, including genetic testing. I launch my inquiry by first exploring indigenous perspectives and methods concerning Filipino identities. Secondly, I engage in storytelling methods that help illustrate the main themes that emerged from this inquiry. Thirdly, I explore some of the implications for self-understanding implied by recent developments in DNA testing. And finally, I focus my analysis on the future utility and continued relevance of what it means to be Filipino and Filipino American.|
|Appears in Collections:||Moniz, Jeffrey|
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