Diaspora Diplomacy: Philippine Migration and its Soft Power Influences.

Publication Year:
2010
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Author(s):
Gonzalez, Jay
Publisher(s):
Mill City Press
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Diaspora Diplomacy: Philippine Migration and its Soft Power Influences is about the remarkable and untapped soft power that international migrants possess and how various sectors-from governments, NGOs, business, and international organizations- could tap this valuable resource to enhance global cooperation and development. With compelling stories from Filipina and Filipino migrants in San Francisco, London, Dubai, Dhaka, and Singapore comprising the large Philippine diaspora, this book illustrates how this widespread community performs numerous acts of public diplomacy, bridging the cultural and economic gap between its homeland and its new home base