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Philippines: Women's Movement & Women's Lives

(see also Philippines, Philippines: US Colonial Period, Philippines: Marcos Regime & Philippines since 1986)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Gabriela. National alliance of women's organizations.

Gabriela Network. Philippine-US Women's Solidarity.

Philippine Women's Studies Bibliography. Rebecca Darby-Williams, UC Berkeley Library (2003).

In the Library: Articles

Aguilar, Delia M. "Women in the political economy of the Philippines," Alternatives 12 (10/87):511-26.

Bautista, Maria Lou Frias. "Historical influences on gender preference in the Philippines," Journal of Comparative Family Studies 19 (spr 1988):143-53.

Dejillas, Leopoldo J. Jr. "Assessing the realities of Filipino women at work & in the trade union movement," Philippine Journal of Industrial Relations 8,2 (1986) & 9,1 (1987).

Fernández, Doreen G. "Women & the media in the Philippines: from stereotype to liberation," Media Asia 14,4 (1987):183-93.

Illo, Jeanne Frankes I. "Women's participation in two Philippine irrigation projects," Philippine Sociological Review 3,3-4 (7-12/85):19-45.

Lindio-McGovern, Ligaya. "The Philippines: counter-insurgency & peasant women," Race & Class 34,4 (1993):1-11.

Manlapaz, Edna Z. "A feminist reading of the poetry of Angela Mamalang Gloria," Philippine Studies 37,4 (1989):389-411. Consciousness of women in 1930s & 40s.

Neher, Clark. "The role of women in the Philippines," Philippine Studies Newsletter 8,1 (3/80):5-7.

Pecson, Geronima T. "The Philippines," in International Institute of Differing Civilizations, Women's Role in the Development of Tropical & Subtropical Countries (Brussels, 1959), pp. 345-54.

Rausa-Gómez, Lourdes & Helen R. Tubangui. "Reflections on the Filipino woman's past," Philippine Studies (1978):125-41.

Sabilano, Aura Ancheta. "The status of women workers in Philippine industrial relations," Philippine Journal of Industrial Relations 8-9 (1987):56-64.

Santos-Maranan, Aida F. "Do women really hold up half the sky? Notes on the women's movement in the Philippines," Diliman Review 32,3-4 (5-6 & 7-8/84):42-50.

Siapno, Jacqueline. "Alternative filipina heroines: contested tropes in leftist feminisms," in Ong & Peletz (eds.) Bewitching Women, Pious Men (Berkeley: U. of California, 1995), pp. 216-43.

Stoltzfus, Brenda J. "A woman's place in the struggle," in Schirmer & Shalom, Philippines Reader (Boston, 1987), pp. 308-12.

Sturdevant, Saundra P. "The military, women & AIDS: the bar girls of Subic Bay," Nation (4/3/89).

Ty-Casper, Linda. "Philippine women: a room shared," Pilipinas: A Journal of Philippine Studies (1987):27-33.

Various Authors. "Women: old roles & new realities," Philippine Sociological Review 26,3-4 (7-10/78):149-248.

Yule, Emma Sarepta. "Filipino feminism," Scribner's Magazine (6/20):738-45.

Zapanta-Manlapaz, Edna & Ruth B. Cudala. "Wrestling with Maria Clara: Filipino women poets in English, 1905-1950," Philippine Studies 38 (1990):316-56. Rizal's heroine as archetype.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abesamis, Marilen & Others. Women on Fire (Pasig City: Anvil, 1997). Biographical sketches.

Aguilar, Delia D. The Feminist Challenge: Initial Working Principles Towards Reconceptualizing the Feminist Movement in the Philippines (Malate: Asian Social Institute, 1988).

__________. Filipina Housewives Speak (Manila: Institute of Women's Studies, 1991).

__________. Towards a Nationalist Feminism: Essays (Quezon City: Giraffe, 1998).

__________ & Anne E. Lacsamana (eds.) Women & Globalization (Amherst NY: Humanity, 2004).

Alfon, Estrella D. Estrella D. Alfon: Her Life in Her Own Words (Diliman: U. of the Philippines, 1997).

Alzona, Encarnación. The Filipina Woman: Her Social, Economic & Political Status, 1565-1933 (Manila, 1934).

Azarcon-de la Cruz, Pennie. From Virgin to Vamp: Images of Women in the Philippine Media (Manila, 1988).

Beltrán, Ruby P. & Gloria F. Rodríguez (eds.) Filipino Women Migrant Workers: At the Crossroads & Beyond Beijing (Quezon City: Giraffe, 1996).

Benítez Licuanan, Virginia. Paz Márquez Benítez: One Woman's Life, Letters & Writings (Manila: Ateneo, 1995).

Camagay, Maria Luisa. Working Women of Manila in the 19th C. (Manila, 1995).

Eviota, Elizabeth Uy. The Political Economy of Gender: Women & the Sexual Division of Labor in the Philippines (London, 1992).

Feria, Dolores Stephens. The Long Stag Party (Manila: Babaylan Women's Publishing Collective, 1991).

Gonzales, Mary Alice P. Filipina Migrant Women in the Netherlands (Quezon City: Giraffe, 1998).

Kalaw, P.V. How the Filipina Got the Vote (Manila, 1952).

Katigbak, Maria Kalaw. Legacy: Pura Villanueva Kalaw, Her Times, Life & Works, 1886-1954 (Manila, 1983).

Kintanar, Thelma B. (ed.) Women Reading: Feminist Perspectives on Philippine Literary Texts (Manila, 1994).

__________ (ed.) Women's Bodies, Women's Lives: An Anthology of Philippine Poetry & Prose on Women's Health Issues (Quezon City: U. of the Philippines Center for Women's Studies, 2001).

Manlapaz, Edna Zapanta. Austregelina: The Story of Lina Espina Moore's Life & Selected Works (Pasig City: Anvil,

Mendoza-Guazón, M.P. The Development & Progress of the Filipino Woman (Manila, 1951).

Miralao, Virginia A.; Celia O. Carlos & Aida Fulleros Santos. Women Entertainers in Angeles & Olongapo: A Survey Report (Quezon City: WEDPRO/KALAYAAN, 1990). Sex workers outside US military bases.

Palma, Rafael. Women & the Right to Vote (Manila, 1919).

Pratt, Geraldine. Working Feminism (Philadelphia: Temple, 2004).

Reyes, Soledad. Tellers of Tales, Singers of Songs: Selected Critical Essays (Manila: De la Salle U., 2001).

Rojas-Aleta, Isabel & Others. A Profile of Filipino Women (Manila, 1977).

Sturdevant, Saundra P. & Brenda Stoltzfus. Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution & the US Military in Asia (NY, 1992).

Subido, Terrosa T. The Feminist Movement in the Philippines, 1905-1955 (Manila, 1955).

WIRE Collective. Philippine Women: From Assembly Line to Firing Line (NY: WIRE, 1987).

Yabes, Criselda. A Journey of Scars (Pasig: Anvil, 1994).

In the Library: Fiction

Carbó, Nick & Eileen Tabios (eds.) Babaylan: An Anthology of Filipina & Filipina-American Writers (San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 2000).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Gloria, Angela Manalang. The Complete Poems of Angela Manalang Gloria (Quezon City: Ateneo, 1993).

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Images of the Filipina in Struggle" [199?], by Asia Visions Media Foundation, 18m. Four women of differing background speak of their struggles for women's rights & fair employment practices.

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