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“Benevolent Paternalism and Migrant Women: The Case of Migrant Filipina Entertainers in Japan,” Gender Kenkyu (Journal of Gender Studies) 10 (March): 1-17. 2007. Benevolent Paternalism
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“The Indentured Mobility of Migrant Women: How Gendered Protectionist Laws Lead Filipina Hostesses to Forced Sexual Labor.” Journal of Workplace Rights, Vol. 15(3-4) 327-339, 2010-2011. Indentured Mobility of Migrant Women
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