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Academic & Professional Experience

Yokohama National University Faculty of Urban Innovation
Apr 2003
Mar 2006
Lecture of St.Paul University
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(PD)
Apr 2002
Lecture of Ferris Women's University
Apr 2001
Mar 2003
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(DC2)


Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
Faculty of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

New Dimensions of Globalization of Reproductive Labor: The Implication of "Skill" in the Philippine Context
Japanese Sociological Review   60(3) 364-378   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Toward the actual empowerment of immigrant women: experiences and challenges of Filipino women in Japan"
2nd Metropolis Women International Network Forum(SessionD-1:Migration, Gender and Diversity) Seoul, Korea, Oct.23, 2009      Oct 2009
"Regional Economic Integration and the Politics of Care: JPEPA Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement and Migrant Caregivers"
International Workshop on Gender, Migrant Workers and Citizenship in Greater Mekong Subregion: Economic and Political Perspectives for a World in Crisis. Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. June 2, 2009.      Jun 2009
Migration and the "family" challenged : Japanese Filipino Children and Their Mothers' Movement"
International Symposium"Asian Women and Family Change in the Era of Migration"@Ewha Women's University,Seoul, Korea.      Aug 2008   [Invited]
Domestic Workers Rights Movements in Asia: Do Global Care-Chains Make a New Sphere for Advocacy?
   Mar 2008

Books etc

Filipino Diaspora: Ambivalent Heroes/Heroines and the State
Dec 2010   
“Towards an analysis of social mobility of transnational migrant women: The case of Filipina domestic workers"
Anuja Agrawal ed., Migrant Women and Work,SAGE India   May 2006   
Feminization and Empowerment : Organizational Activities of Filipino Women Workers in Hong Kong and Singapore
Mamoru Tsuda ed.,Filipino Diaspora : Demography, Social Network, Empowerment έ Oultive, Philippine Social Science Council and UNESCO.   2003   


Research on gender and overseas migration from Metro Manila. Philippines
The Others   2000
Research on organizations of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong and Singapore
The Others   1999
Research on migrant sending households in rural Philippines
The Others   1998