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Marriage Migration and Gender

By: Palriwala, Rajni (Ed).
Contributor(s): Uberoi,Patricia (ed).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Women and Migration in Asia Volume 5. Publisher: New Delhi Sage Publication 2008Description: 359 pg.ISBN: 9780761936756.Subject(s): Asian | Emigration and immigration | Marriage | MigrationOnline resources: Table of Contents Summary: This is the final volume in the five volume series on Women and Migration in Asia. The articles in this volume bring a gender-sensitive perspective to bear on aspects of marriage and migration in intra- and transnational contexts. In particular, the articles consider: How, given specific rules of marriage and (post-marital) residence, the institution of marriage may itself entail women's migration; How marriage can be used as an individual and family strategy to facilitate migration, and conversely, how migration may become an important factor in the making of marriages; The fluid boundaries between matchmaking and trafficking in the context of migration; The political economy of marriage transactions; and finally, more broadly; The impact of intra- and transnational migration on the institution of marriage, family relations, and kinship ...
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This is the final volume in the five volume series on Women and Migration in Asia. The articles in this volume bring a gender-sensitive perspective to bear on aspects of marriage and migration in intra- and transnational contexts.

In particular, the articles consider:

How, given specific rules of marriage and (post-marital) residence, the institution of marriage may itself entail women's migration; How marriage can be used as an individual and family strategy to facilitate migration, and conversely, how migration may become an important factor in the making of marriages; The fluid boundaries between matchmaking and trafficking in the context of migration; The political economy of marriage transactions; and finally, more broadly; The impact of intra- and transnational migration on the institution of marriage, family relations, and kinship ...

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