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Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This chapter examines three recent documentaries that focus on the children of migrant workers and their access to education. These documentaries include Jocelyn Ford’s Nowhere to Call Home , Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home , and Ji Dan’s When the Bough Breaks . These films dramatize conflicts...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... migrant education documentary film ethics representation futurity ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... diverge from those of the families they are documenting. In this way, the documentaries examine and problematize issues of education, futurity, and the ethics of observation and representation, as they coalesce around the figure of the migrant child in contemporary China. Situating the discussion...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
...Migrating Identities, Moving Borders Focusing on the presence of Robinson Crusoe in Carlos Bulosan’s America Is in the Heart (1946), this essay examines how Bulosan’s novel about Filipino migrant labor uses the figure of the island to undercut the unconscious spatial frameworks of US...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... against the guerrillas. It also confirms his broad regional perspective on the struggle. What is most original is the program’s attention to national cultural concerns, for example, to the right of ethnic groups to exercise a role in democratic governance and to the role of education in native languages...