Filipino Crosscurrents Oceanographies Of Seafaring, Masculinities, And Globalization
|Author||Kale Bantigue Fajardo|
|Dimension||6 x 9, 400g|
Filipino seamen currently comprise approximately twenty percent of the 1.2 million international maritime transportation workers. Ninety percent of the world’s goods and commodities are transported by ship. Taken together, these statistics attest to the critical role Filipino seamen play in worldwide maritime trade. Filipino Crosscurrents examines the cultural politics of seafaring, Filipino maritime masculinities, and globalization in the Philippines and the Filipino diaspora.
Kale Bantigue Fajardo is an assistant professor in the Department of American Studies and the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
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