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This compelling book examines the depiction of the slums in recent Philippine urban cinema and aims to show slum inhabitants in Manila stake their ‘right to the city’.
Remittances are particularly important in the case of the Philippines. How can they have the most positive outcomes?
The impacts of transnational linkages and diaspora are huge and include trade and investment, livelihoods for poor people, and migrant workers’ rights.
A great deal of attention has been given to international opposition to the ‘war on drugs’, but domestic opposition has also had an impact.