Publications

Books

2017 Multinational Maids: Stepwise Migration in a Global Labor Market. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (forthcoming November)
2017 Local Encounters in a Global City: Singapore Stories. Singapore: Ethos Books. (forthcoming September)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

2017 (co-authored with Pearlyn Neo) “Am I allowed to be Pregnant?: Awareness of Pregnancy Protection Laws among Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
2017 (co-authored with Victoria Long) “Where to Train: Shifts in the Doctoral Destination Advice given to Asian Bioscience Students.” Global Studies 10(3):1-18.
2015 “Capital and Mobility in the Stepwise International Migrations of Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers.” Migration Studies 3(3): 438-459. PDF
2015 “Negotiating Migration, Performing Gender.” Social Forces 94(1):271-293. PDF
2013 “Good Help is Hard to Find: Differentiated Mobilization of Migrant Social Capital among Filipino Domestic Workers.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 39(5): 719-739. PDF
2011 “The Other Looks Back: Racial Distancing and Racial Alignment in Migrant Domestic Workers’ Stereotypes about white and Chinese Employers.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 34(6):1068-1087. PDF
2011 “Stepwise International Migration: A Multi-Stage Migration Pattern for the Aspiring Migrant.” American Journal of Sociology 116(6):1842-1886. PDF

Book Chapters

2016 (co-authored with Victoria Long) “Human-Capital Strategies to Build World-Class Research Universities in Asia: Impact on Global Flows.” Book chapter in The Transnational Politics of Higher Education: Contesting the Global / Transforming the Local, edited by Meng-Hsuan Chou, Isaac A. Kamola and Tamson Pietsch. London: Routledge.

Encyclopedia Entries

2013 “Domestic Work, Paid.” Pp.192-195 in Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia edited by V. Smith. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications. PDF
2008 “The Scapegoating of Arab and Muslim Americans.” In Battleground: Immigration edited by J. A. Warner. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.
2008 “Assimilation.” Pp.104-107 in Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society edited by R. T. Schaefer. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.
2008 “Cultural Relativism.” Pp. 361-363 in Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society edited by R. T. Schaefer. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.
2008 “Ethnocentrism.” Pp. 465-467 in Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society edited by R. T. Schaefer. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.

Book Reviews

2013 “Nations Matter: Culture, History and the Cosmopolitan Dream” by Craig Calhoun. International Sociology 28:558-560.
2012 “Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World” by Robyn M. Rodriguez. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 53(1):68-71.
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