Janet M Arnado

Janet M Arnado
De La Salle University | DLSU · Department of Behavioral Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology

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This article examines structured inequalities and authors’ positionalities in the academic publishing field. It uses Bourdieu’s insights in explaining the reproduction of publishing inequality and mobility through cultural capital and habitus modification. The article elaborates ‘positionality’ to constitute structure and agency through position an...
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As a response to the Philippine government’s prolonged community quarantine measure to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, educational institutions have shifted their mode of teaching and learning towards distance education despite resistance from various sectors. This paper examines the ways an educational provider taps elements of its social capital...
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Colonial history, racialisation in the global scene, and colorism within the Philippines compel Filipinos to whiten. This article broadens the conception of whitening based on skin bleaching by introducing the notion of Filipino ‘cultural whitening’ and examining its consequences on social mobility and differentiation. It contributes to the literat...
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This chapter examines the interaction of family economic stress and strained gender relations as motivating factors in Filipino women’s decision to migrate to Singapore for domestic work. In particular, it analyzes how major life events (i.e., death of a husband and marital dissolution) and economic stress (i.e., loss of a breadwinner, poor agricul...
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The separation of transnational domestic workers from their kinship households and their inclusion into new ones is a conflict situation that creates social drama. Contradictions in their positions in these two global households highlight this drama, for example, in their contrasting roles as breadwinners in one household and as domestic workers in...
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This chapter will seek to examine two global households – one based on the conventional arrangement of co-residentiality, and the other on a transnational dispersed kinship group. The co-residential global household involves a multi-class, multi-ethnic, and multi-citizen membership. Thus, core-periphery relations are experienced right within a midd...
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Using secondary and primary field data, this paper presents a three-pronged argument regarding dass mobility and social status of Filipino domestic workers. First, the upward mobility of these workers is contingent upon their situated position within the "international division of reproductive labor" (Parrenas, 2000: 574). Class mobility depends on...
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The mistress-maid relationship, grounded in maternalism, provides a glaring example of the class inequality among women. Contextualized in the Third World, this paper examines maternalism both as a complex, hierarchical system that governs the employment arrangement and as a field of negotiation where women exercise agency. Recorded in-depth interv...

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