[Blueboard] Invitation to the MA Sociology Thesis Defense of Mr. Jill Borjal
Department of Sociology and Anthropology [LS]
socioanthro.soss at ateneo.edu
Wed Jul 13 15:51:30 PHT 2016
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology
invites everyone to the defense of the MA Sociology thesis entitled
*"THE REINTEGRATION OF TEN FILIPINO MALE MIGRANTS TO NAGA CITY THROUGH
GENDERED ROLE EXPECTATIONS, LIVED EXPERIENCES AND SOCIAL REMITTANCES"*
by Mr. Jill A. Borjal
on July 15, 2016
10:00 a.m., IPC Conference Room
Mary Racelis, Ph.D.
Jose Jowel Canuday, Ph.D.
Marita Concepcion C. Guevara, Ph.D.
Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu, Ph.D.
This thesis examines the lived experiences of ten male return migrants in
line with the ongoing discourse on the gendered implications of return and
reintegration. Specifically, the study discusses the male return migrants’
concerns about and strategies toward their reintegration together with the
cultural dimensions as they re-embed and re-orient themselves into the
domestic, extended family and community spaces in their Bicol homeland. The
narratives link the lived experiences of the male return migrants to the
ongoing discourse on migrant men and masculinities using Connell and
McKay’s notion of hegemonic masculinities and Levitt’s concept of social
remittances. The findings indicate that male return migrants form and
comprehend their meanings and/or notions of return and reintegration as
shaped by the existing social structures through the “embedded culture of
migration”. This refers in particular to male role expectations, lived
experiences during their migration journey, the various material and social
remittances in play during and after labor migration, and family and
community responses. Implications of the findings for improved local
government and civil society organization policies and programs are
represented in the conclusions and recommendations.
*DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY*
1/F Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall
School of Social Sciences, Loyola Schools
Ateneo de Manila University
Email: socioanthro.soss at ateneo.edu
Phone/Fax: 426-5990 or 426-6001 locals 5270/71
Website: www.dsa-ateneo.net | www.admu.edu.ph/ls/soss/socio-anthro
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