Selected publications by the ATE collaborators:


Angeles, L. (2012). Between Society and Individual, Structure and Agency, Pessimism and
Optimism: New Directions for Philippine Diasporic and Transnational Studies. Chapter in Coloma, R. et. al.,(Eds.) Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.


Angeles, L. (2011). Feminist Demands, Dilemmas and Dreams in Integrating Participatory Action Research in an International Capacity-Building Project. Chapter in Creese, G. and Frisby, W (Eds.) Feminist Community Research: Case Studies and Methodologies. Vancouver: UBC Press


Angeles, L., & Hill, K. (2009). The gender dimension of the agrarian transition: women, men and livelihood diversification in two peri-urban farming communities in the PhilippinesGender, Place and Culture, vol. 16, 609–629.


Gurstein, P., & Angeles, L. (2007) Learning Civil Societies: Shifting Contexts for Democratic Planning and Governance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.


Angeles, L., & Gurstein, P. (2000) Planning for participatory capacity development: The challenges of participation and North-South partnership in capacity building projects.  Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d’études du développement, vol. 21, 447–478


Asis, M.M.B., & Battistella, G.  (2013) The Filipino Youth and the Employment-Migration Nexus.  Quezon City: Unicef Philippines and Scalabrini Migration Center.  Available at


Asis, M.M.B. (Ed).  (2011). Minding the Gaps: Migration, Development and Governance in the Philippines.  Quezon City: Scalabrini Migration Center. Available at


Asis, M.M.B.,  Baggio, F., Palabrica, J.M., &Roma, G.M. (Eds) (2010). Transnational Bridges: Migration, development and solidarity in the Philippines.  Quezon City, Scalabrini Migration Center.  Available at:


Asis, M.M.B. (2008) The social dimensions of international migration in the Philippines: findings from research, in M.M.B. Asis and F. Baggio (eds) Moving Out, Back and Up: International Migration and Development Prospects in the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines: Scalabrini Migration Center.  Available at:


Abella, M.I. & Ducanes, G. (2014). Migration Transition in Asia:
Revisiting Theories in the Light of Recent Evidence. Chapter in Battistella, G. (Ed.), Revisiting Theories on International Migration: A Dialogue with Asia.  New York: Springer.


Ducanes, G. (2013). A Re-examination of the Evidence on the Household Impact of Overseas Migration’. Chapter in Tigno, J.V.  (Ed.), Interrogating Migration: New Questions and Emerging Trends in the Philippines. Quezon City: Philippine Migration Research Network and Philippine Social Science Council.


Ducanes, G. (2012) Are remittances inducing laziness in households?:  A reexamination of the evidence. Philippine Review of Economics Volume XLIX No. 2


Ducanes, G. (2012) Situation analysis of outbound and return migration and local institutional mechanisms to support migrants in La Union, Ilocos Sur and Nueva Ecija.  International Labour Organization Manila publication.  Available at:–en/index.htm


Kelly, P. (2015). Transnationalism, emotion and second-generation social mobility in the Filipino-Canadian diasporaSingapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 36(3)


Kelly, P. (2014). Understanding intergenerational  social mobility: Filipino youth in Canada. IRPP Study 45. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy. Available at:


Kelly, P. (Ed) (2013). Migration, Agrarian Transition and Rural Change in Southeast Asia.  London and New York: Routledge.


Kelly, P. , Astorga-Garcia, M, Esguerra, E.F., and the Community Alliance for Social Justice, Toronto. (2009). Explaining the Deprofessionalized Filipino: Why Filipino Immigrants Get Low-Paying Jobs in Toronto. CERIS Working Paper Series. No. 75. Available at:


Kelly, P. (2007) Filipino Migration, Transnationalism and Class Identity. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Working Paper Series No.90.  Available at:


Milgram, B.L. (2012). Secondhand Clothing to Cosmetics: Philippine-Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Capture Gaps in Cross-Border Trade. In Mathews, G., Rubeiro, G. & Vega, C. (Eds), Economic Globalization from Below. London & New York: Routledge.


Milgram, B.L. (2011). ReCommunitizing Practice and Capital: Artisans and Entrepreneurship in a Philippine Textile Industry. In Little,W. E. & McAnay, P. (Eds), Textile Economies: Power and Value from the Local to the Transnational.  Landham, MD: Altamira Press.


Milgram, B.L. (2010). From trash to totes: Recycled production and cooperative economy practice in the Philippines. Human Organization 69 (1): 75-85.


Milgram, B.L. (2008). Activating frontier livelihoods: Women and the transnational secondhand clothing trade between Hong Kong and the Philippines. Urban Anthropology 37 (1): 5-47.


Milgram, B.L. (2005)From margin to mainstream: Microfinance, women’s work and social change in the Philippines. Urban Anthropology 34 (4): 45-84.


Milgram, B.L. (2004). Refashioning commodities: Women and the sourcing and circulation of secondhand clothing in the Philippines. Anthropologica. 46 (2): 123-136.


Grimes, K.M., & Milgram, B.L. (Eds.). (2000). Artisans and cooperatives developing alternative trade for the global economy. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.


Ortega, A.A.C. (2016) Manila’s metropolitan landscape of gentrification: Global urban development, accumulation by dispossession & neoliberal warfare against informality. Geoforum, Vol 70. 35–50.

Ortega, A.A.C. (2014). Mapping Manila’s Mega-urban Region: A Spatio-demographic
Accounting using Small-area Census data. Asian Population Studies 10(1): 1-28.


Ortega, A.A.C. (2012). Spatialities of Population Change, Mega-Urbanization and Neoliberal Urbanism: The Case of Metro Cebu. Philippine Population Review 11(1): 41-71.


Ortega, A.A.C. (2012). Desakota and Beyond: Neoliberal Production of Suburban Space in
Manila’s Fringe. Urban Geography 33(8): 1118-1143.


Ortega, A.A.C. (2011) Building the Filipino Dream: Real Estate Boom, Gated Communities and the Production of Urban Space (Doctoral dissertation).  University of Washington. Retrieved from