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Title Pinay power : peminist critical theory : theorizing the Filipina/American experience / edited by Melinda L. de Jesús.

Published New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.4889921 PINA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Toward a peminist theory, or theorizing the Filipina/American experience -- A personal story : on becoming a split Filipina subject / Leny Mendoza Strobel -- Not just my closet : exposing familial, cultural, and imperial skeletons / Linda M. Pierce -- Fictions of assimilation : Nancy Drew, cultural imperialism, and the Filipina/American experience / Melinda L. De Jesús -- "This is not your mother's Catholic church" : when Filipino Catholic spirituality meets American culture / Rachel A.R. Bundang -- Asian American history : reflections on imperialism, immigration, and "the body" / Catherine Ceniza Choy -- Migrant Filipina domestic workers and the international division of reproductive labor / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas -- Beauty queens, bomber pilots, and basketball players : second-generation Filipina Americans in Stockton, California, 1930s to 1950s / Dawn Bohulano Mabalon -- Pinayism / Allyson Goce Tintiangco-Cubales -- Filipino American men : comrades in the Filipina/o American feminism movement / Frank L. Samson -- Feminism across our generations / Delia D. Aguilar and Karin Aguilar-San Juan -- Tomboy, dyke, lezzie, and bi : Filipina lesbian and bisexual women speak out / Christine T. Lipat ... [et al.] -- Deflowering the sampaguita / M. Evelina Galang -- The long road ahead / Trinity A. Ordona -- Creating and the rise of cyberPinays / Perla Paredes Daly -- Ain't I a Filipino (woman)? An analysis of authorship/authority through the construction of Filipino/Filipina on the net / Emily Noelle Ignacio -- "A-walkin' fo' de (Rice) Kake" : a Filipina American feminist's adventures in academia, or a Pinay's progress / Melinda L. De Jesús -- Not white enough, not Filipino enough : a young mestiza's journey / Michelle Remoreras Watts -- Sino ka? Ano ka? Contemporary art by eight Filipina American artists / Victoria Alba -- Theory in/of practice : Filipina American feminist filmmaking / Celine Parreñas Shimizu -- Resisting appropriation and assimilation via (a)eromestizaje and radical performance art practice / Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa -- The herstory of Bamboo girl zine / Sabrina Margarita Alcantara-tan -- Through our Pinay writings : narrating trauma, embodying recovery / Marie-Therese C. Sulit -- Filipinas "living in a time of war" / Neferti Xina M. Tadiar.
Summary "Pinay Power: Peminist Critical Theory is a collection of peminist (Filipina American feminist) cultural criticism by and about Filipina Americans. It features essays by female scholars and writers who tackle issues such as gender, decolonization, globalization, transnationalism, identity, sexuality, representation and spirituality. It also features examples of peminist artwork."--Provided by publisher.
Other author De Jesus, Melinda L., 1965-
Subject Filipino American women -- Social conditions.
Filipino American women -- Intellectual life.
Feminism -- United States.
Feminist theory -- United States.
Critical theory.
ISBN 0415949823 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415949831 (paperback: alk. paper)