Mina Roces

Professor

A Phd graduate from The University of Michigan, Mina Roces is a Professor of History in the School of Humanitites and Languages in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. She is the author of three monographs: Women, Power and Kinship Politics in Post-War Philippines (Praeger 1998), Kinship Politics in Post-War Philippines: The Lopez Family, 1946-2000 (de la Salle University Press, 2001) and Women’s Movements and “the Filipino Woman”, 1985-2008” (University of Hawaii Press, 2012). The book project on women’s movements in the Philippines was supported by an Australian Research Council Grant for 2007-09.

In addition, she has co-edited several anthologies on the topic of women in Asia.  Her research interests lie in twentieth century Philippine history particularly women’s history.  She is book series editor for Sussex Library of Asian and Asian American Studies Book Series and leader of the UNSW FASS Research Cluster on Imperial, Colonial and Transnational Histories.  She serves on the Editorial Board of the Pacific Historical Review and is a member of the Advisory Board in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade funded initiative -- the Philippines Project. In 2016 she was elected fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. 

Publications

Books
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Roces M, 2012, Women's Movements and the Filipina, 1986-2008, 2012, University of Hawaii press, Honolulu
2012
Roces M; Edwards L, (ed.), 2010, Womens movements in Asia: feminisms and transnational activism, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203851234
2010
Edwards L; Roces M, (eds.), 2009, Women in Asia, Critical Concepts in Asian Studies Series, 2009, Routledge, London
2009
Roces MN, 2007, The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas, 2007, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton UK,
2007
Edwards and Roces, (ed.), 2004, Women's Suffrage in Asia: Gender, Nationalism and Democracy, 2004, Routledge, London
2004
Roces M; Piper N, (eds.), 2003, Wife or worker? Asian women and migration, First, Rowman & Littlefield, Maryland
2003
Roces M, 2001, Kinship politics in postwar Philippines: the Lopez family: 1946-2000, Original, De La Salle Unversity Press Inc, Manila, Philippines
2001
Roces M, 2000, Women, power and kinship Politics: female power in post-war Philippines (reprinted from the 1998 Praeger edition), Original, Anvil Publishing, Manila
2000
Edwards and Roces, 2000, Women in Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Globalization, 2000, Allen & Unwin, SYdney
2000
Roces M, 1998, Women, Power and Kinship Politics Female Power in Post-War Philippines, 1998, Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, USA
1998
Book Chapters
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Roces M, 2019, 'Changing Migration Policy from the Margins: Filipino Activism on Behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence in Australia, 1980s-2000', in Henrich E; Simpson J (ed.), History, Historians and the Immigration Debate: Going Back to Where We Came From, pp. 71 - 90
2019
Roces M, 2019, 'Changing Migration Policy from the Margins: Filipino Activism on Behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence in Australia, 1980s-2000', in Henrich E; Simpson J (ed.), , pp. 71 - 90
2019
Roces M, 2013, 'Performing Filipina Identities in Politics', in Guéraiche W (ed.), Philippines contemporaines, edn. 2013, Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine (IRASEC), France, pp. 143 - 157, http://www.reseau-asie.com/article/publications/ouvrages/philippines-contemporaines/
2013
Roces M, 2010, 'Rethinking 'the Filipino Woman': A Century of Women's Activism in the Philippines, 1905-2006', in Roces M; Edwards L (ed.), Womens movements in Asia: feminisms and transnational activism, edn. 2010, Routledge, London, pp. 34 - 52
2010
Roces M, 2010, 'Asian Feminisms: Women's Movements from the Asian Perspective', in Roces M; Edwards L (ed.), Womens movements in Asia: feminisms and transnational activism, edn. 2010, Routledge, London, pp. 1 - 20
2010
Roces M; Edwards L, 2009, 'Introduction Women in Asia as a Distinct Research Field', in Women in Asia, Critical Concepts in Asian Studies Series, edn. 2009, Routledge, London, pp. 1 - 18
2009
Roces M, 2008, 'Catholic Nun; Feminist and Political Activist: Mary John Mananzan in the Philippines', in Profiles in Courage: Political Actors & Ideas in Contemporary Asia, edn. Original, Australian Scholarly Publising, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 184 - 196
2008
Roces M, 2008, 'Women, Citizenship and the Politics of Dress in twentieth-century Philippines', in Gender Politics in Asia: Women Manoeuvring within Dominant Gender Orders, edn. Original, NIAS Press, Denmark, pp. 11 - 42
2008
Roces M, 2007, 'Gender, Nation and the Politics of Dress in Twentieth-Century Philippines', in Roces M; Edwards L (ed.), The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas, edn. 1, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, pp. 19 - 41
2007
Roces M; Edwards L, 2007, 'Trans-national Flows and the Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas', in Roces M; Edwards L (ed.), The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas, edn. 1, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, pp. 1 - 18
2007
Roces M, 2007, 'East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia', in Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, edn. Original, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands, pp. 131 - 134
2007
Edwards L, 2006, 'Chinese women's campaigns for suffrage: Nationalism, Confucianism and political agency', in Women's Suffrage in Asia: Gender, Nationalism and Democracy, pp. 59 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203401446
2006
Roces M, 2005, 'The Militant Nun as Political Activist and Feminist in Martial Law Philippines', in Mikula M (ed.), Women, Activism and Social Change, edn. first, Routledge Press, London, UK, pp. 136 - 156
2005
Roces M, 2004, 'Is the suffragist an american colonial construct? Defining `the Filipino woman` in colonial Philippines', in Edwards L; Roces M (ed.), Women`s Suffrage in Asia: Gender, Nationalism and Democracy, edn. First, Routledge Press, London, pp. 24 - 58
2004
Roces M; Piper N, 2003, 'Introduction: marriage and migration in an age of globalization', in Roces M; Piper N (ed.), Wife or worker? Asian women and migration, edn. First, Rowman & Littlefield, Maryland, pp. 1 - 22
2003
Roces M, 2003, 'Sisterhood is local: Filipino women in Mount Isa', in Roces M; Piper N (ed.), Wife or worker? Asian women and migration, edn. First, Rowman & Littlefield, Maryland, pp. 73 - 100
2003
Roces M, 2002, 'Women in Philippine politics and society', in McFerson H (ed.), Mixed blessing: the impact of the American colonial experience on politics and society in the Philippines, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut - London, pp. 159 - 190
2002
Roces M, 2001, 'Reflections on gender and kinship in the Philippine revolution, 1896-1898', in Rodao F; Rodriguez F (ed.), The Philippine revolution of 1896: ordinary lives in extraodinary times, edn. 1st, Ateneo de Manila University Press, Manila, Philippines, pp. 31 - 48
2001
Roces M; Edwards RJ, 2000, 'Contesting gender narratives, 1970-2000', in Women in Asia: Tradition, modernity and globalisation, edn. Original, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, pp. 1 - 15
2000
Roces M, 2000, 'Negotiating modernities: Filipino women 1970-2000', in Women in Asia: Tradition, modernity and globalisation, edn. Original, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, pp. 112 - 138
2000
Roces MN, 1999, '"Reflections on Gender and Kinship in the Philippine Revolution 1896-98"', in 1898: España Y El Pacífico Interpretacíon del Pasado, Realidad del Presente, edn. 1999, Madrid, pp. 379 - 389
1999
Roces M, 1998, 'The Gendering of Philippine Post-War Politics', in Stivens M; Sen K (ed.), Gender and Power in Affluent Asia, edn. Original, Routledge, London, pp. 291 - 396
1998
Roces MN, 1996, '"Filipina Brides in Central Queensland: Gender, Migration and Support Services"', in Futures for Central Queensland, edn. 1996
1996
Journal articles
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Roces MN, 2016, '"These Guys Came Out Looking Like Movie Actors": Filipino Dress and Consumer Practices in the United States, 1920s-1930s', Pacific Historical Review, vol. 85, pp. 532 - 576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/phr.2016.85.4.532
2016
Roces MN, 2016, '"Filipino Elite Women and Public Health in the American Colonial Era, 1906-1940"', Women's History Review, vol. 25, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2016.1194076
2016
Roces MN, 2015, 'Filipina/o Migration to the United States and the Remaking of Gender Narratives, 1906-2010', Gender & History, vol. 27, pp. 190 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-0424.12097
2015
Roces M, 2013, 'Dress, Status and Identity in the Philippines: Pineapple Fiber Cloth and Ilustrado Fashion', Fashion Theory - the Journal of Dress Body and Culture, vol. 17, pp. 341 - 372, http://dx.doi.org/10.2752/175174113X13597248661828
2013
Roces M, 2009, 'Prostitution, women`s movements and the victim narrative in the Philippines', Womens Studies International Forum, vol. 32, pp. 270 - 280
2009
Roces M, 2008, 'The Filipino Catholic nun as transnational feminist', Womens History Review, vol. 17, pp. 57 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612020701447657
2008
Roces M, 2005, 'Gender, Nation and the Politics of Dress in Twentieth-Century Philippines', Gender and History, vol. 17, pp. 354 - 377
2005
Roces M, 2005, 'Shamanism, catholicism and gender relations in colonial Philippines, 1521-1685', American Historical Review, vol. 110, pp. 1509 - 1509
2005
Roces M, 2004, 'The militant nun as political activist and feminist in marial law Philippines', PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 26
2004
Roces M, 2003, 'Review of R.B. Tolentino, National/transnational subject formation and media in and on the Philippines', Intersections, vol. 9
2003
Roces M, 2000, 'Kinship politics in post-war Philippines: the Lopez family, 1945-1989', Modern Asian Studies, pp. 181 - 221
2000
Roces M, 1999, 'Compadrazco and delicadeza in Philippine Political Culture', Moussons 99, pp. 29 - 51
1999
Roces M, 1999, 'Women Reinventing Culture: Their Role as Cultural Patrons in post-war Philippines', Public Policy, pp. 36 - 63
1999
Roces M, 1997, 'Kapit sa Patalim (Hold on to the Blade): Victim and Agency in the Oral Narratives of Filipina Women Married to Australian Men in Central Queensland', Lila Asia Pacific Women's Studies Journal, pp. 1 - 19
1997
Roces MN, 1996, '"Some Thoughts on Images of Female Power in Post-War Philippines"', Lila Asia Pacific Women's Studies Journal, pp. 51 - 67
1996
Roces MN, 1994, '"Can Women Hold Power Outside the Symbols of Power?"', Asian Studies Review, vol. 17, pp. 14 - 23
1994
Roces MN, 1994, '"Filipino Identity in Fiction: 1945-72''', Modern Asian Studies, vol. 28, pp. 279 - 315
1994
Roces MN, 1991, '"Cultural Conflict as a Framework for Interpreting Philippine Post-War History"', Asian Studies Review, vol. 15, pp. 94 - 102
1991