Filipino Caregivers in Japan : The State, Agents, and Emerging Issues

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Ballescas, Maria Rosario Piquero;
(2009)
  • Publisher: 九州大学アジア総合政策センター
  • Journal: 九州大学アジア総合政策センター紀要,volume 3,pages127-138 (issn: 1881-4220)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Global care networks | gender | elderly | merchants of care labor

This paper reviews the recent entry and the spread of Filipino caregivers throughout Japan. Propelled by a bilateral agreement, the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), proposed in 2002 and ratified in 2008, the paper emphasizes the crucial role of ... View more
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