The Social Construction of the Filipino Woman (Delia Aguilar)

“In this essay, I will critically review the representations of Filipino women in pertinent literature and analyze the historical conditions of their emergence. By contextualizing Filipino women and defining their construction as a mediated social process, I hope to elucidate the terrain on which practices of speech and action operate. Finally, I will examine the intervention of contemporary social science in the shaping of women’s subjectivity and attempt to uncover the theoretical assumptions informing current paradigms.” (from Delia Aguilar’s introduction)

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