Aglipay, Edgar, 18, 161, 195, 197
American Dream, 133–34
Appadurai, Arjun, 7, 13, 188–89
Aquino, Benigno “Ninoy,” 192
Aquino, Corazon, 23, 160, 196; liberaliz-
ing policies, 60. See also neoliberalism
Asian Development Bank, 47
Asian Financial Crisis, 1997, 96–98
Ayala Land Inc., 46, 63, 106, 108, 111,
198, 210
balikbayan economy, 15, 17, 28, 39, 99,
236
balikbayan landscape, definition, 25, 40–
41; architecture, 187–90
balikbayan paranoia, 153–54, 163; gender,
163–64
Balikbayan policy, 67, 69–70, 158–59
balikbayans, xi; balikbayan boxes, 73, 82;
Balikbayan Law, 72; definition, 4, 60,
69–72; differentiation from over-
seas Filipino workers (ofw), 4, 91;
program, 74; “ugly,” 90, 150. See also
overseas Filipino workers
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (bsp), 66,
73, 79, 84
Bello, Walden, 50
bf Homes, 174–78
bird dogs, 96, 125–27
Bonus, Rick, x, 89
Bourdieu, Pierre: Berber House, 172–73;
home, 169
Burgin, Victor, 153
business process outsourcing (bpo), 63
bypass- implant urbanism, 26
calabarzon region, 23, 42
Caldeira, Teresa, 1, 152–53
central business district (cbd), 63, 96,
106, 127–28
Chamber of Real Estate and Builders
Association (crba), 57
Chinese extraterritoriality, 213– 14. See
also Ong, Aihwa
class: American middle class, 12; prop-
erty buyers in the Philippines; 109
crime, 152–53, 163, 165
Commission of Filipinos overseas, 17, 74
Daly City, 30, 73, 83, 95–96, 124
debt financing, 16–7, 23
Department of Tourism, 4, 69, 167, 192,
211, 216
Du Bois, W. E. B, x–xi
economy of appearances, 101–3, 110,
159–60. See also Tsing, Anna Lowen-
haupt
elite rulers, 44
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