Identity and Social Classification: Paolo Fonacier
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audio segments from an April 2007 interview by Janice Leung with Paolo Fonacier,
who recently moved to the
Background Information (504 kb)
Paolo’s talks about his experience in the
Family Gathering in Bohol 2006
Identity: Filipino American or Filipino
Filipino or Filipino American (704 kb)
Classifying himself due to where he was raised.
How are things here different than back home? (1.2 mb)
Comparing differences within two different environments.
Beach and Waves of
Social Classification by location
What are the differences when you are seen or classified by social standing here in the States and in the Philippines? (784 kb)
Portrayal of education within social class
How is Education portrayed in different social classes? (1 MB)
How education is viewed within the middle and high class societies.
Cebu International School
Paolo’s Family: Paolo Fonacier
Paolo: Paolo Fonacier
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last revised: 5-30-07
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