An Intercultural Theology of Migration by Tulud Cruz

By Tulud Cruz

Drawing at the event of migrant ladies household staff, theological ethics, and liberationist theologies, this e-book bargains an intercultural theology of migration that arises from the (dis)continuities, (im)mobilities, and (dis)empowerment embedded in

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Even if the employers are not conscious of it, or do not find anything offensive with it, it has an insulting and derogatory connotation to Filipinos. It is patronizing, rude, and humiliating for most Filipinos to be finger-pointed or wagged at. To them, it is an act that is done only to animals or someone very inferior. On the more practical side, food and eating practices present restrictions on the DHs. K. ” She also claims whereas Filipinos would tend to smile more often, Chinese Hong Kongers can be stone-faced and surly.

23, No. 1 (2000): 77. Chang and Groves maintain this image of the sexually subservient Filipina is rooted in a long history of colonialism, sexism, and poverty in the Philippines, which intensified during the more than 40 years of American colonization when sex industry thrived around the US military bases. 55 See Kimberly Chang and Julian Mc Allister Groves, “Neither ‘Saints’ Nor ‘Prostitutes,’ ” 74, 78. K. and the Philippines, give rise to gendered migration, gendered transitions, and gendered violence.

I suggest that those who are very pa-sexy, magtaxi na lang kayo para class ang dating (just take a taxi so you’ll look classy). We have to make ourselves respectable dahil gawa ng isa ay damay ang iba . . 68 For married DHs with children the effects of their absence as mother and wife constitute one of their deepest forms of oppressive transitions in the context of migration as Filipino women. “A Filipina,” as Chit says, is “a woman who loves [her] children and husband so much . . will do everything to make them happy [and] for them .

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