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Asian Studies 47 (2011) | Cultural Hybridities of the Philippines

As Pertierra (2010) puts it, “Understandings of the self, the family, religion and society are being reformulated as the world is transformed by forces of globalization, economic rationalization and capitalist consumption. The new media is both an agent of this transformation as well as a lifeline to earlier cultural understandings.” Lastly, this study was done in hopes of providing more insights into the ideas of hybridity, globalization, and self-construction.

 Introduction 
Raul Pertierra

Hybrid identities:
Filipino fansubbers of Japanese media and self-construction
 
Mizhelle D. Agcaoili

Parodic hybridity in Francisco Buencamino Sr.'s music
for the film Ibong Adarna (1941)
Jose S. Buenconsejo

Hybridity and national identiy: Different perspectives of two national folk dance companies in the Philippines 
Namiki Kanami

Play in Gopas ritual in Kalinga Province, Philippines 
Onoe Tomoko

Angelica's Daughters: A dugtungan novel: Filipina American collaborative writing, art form and collective experience
[Book review]
 
Michaela Keck

Stuff [Book review]
Jennifer C. Josef

Philippines in crisis: US power versus local revolt [Book review] 
Alan Robson

Growing up Filipino II: More stories for young adults [Book review] 
Piers Kelly

The anthropology of the new media in the Philippines [Book review] 
Paul W. Mathews

Narrative episodes from the Tulalang epic [Book review] 
Piers Kelly

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