Brides on Sale

Brides on Sale

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Beginning in the 1990s large numbers of women from Mainland China and Southeast Asia married men in Taiwan. They now number over 400,000, warranting some to call them «Taiwan’s Fifth Ethnic Group». This book argues that the rise of these marriages is a gendered and relational phenomenon, linked to the forces of globalization. Traditional ideas of marriage, such as the belief that a woman «marries out» of her natal family to be dependent upon her husband and… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2014)

Collection: Critical Intercultural Communication Studies

Format: EPUB

Page count: 189 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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