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Book: East by Mid-East

Chapter: 7. The Middle East and the Philippines: Transnational Linkages, Labor Migration and the Remaking of Philippine Islam

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21223


This chapter looks at the transnational linkages between the Middle East and the Philippines. To demonstrate the continuing connections and their changing characteristics, the author starts with the historical connections between the Philippines and the Middle East and then focus on the issue of Philippine labor migration to Saudi Arabia.

Chapter Contributors

  • Vivienne Angeles ( - angeles)