Global Marriage: Cross-Border Marriage Migration in Global Context

Perfect | September 28, 2010

byLucy Williams

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The popular imagination of marriage migration has been influenced by stories of marriage of convenience, of forced marriage, trafficking and of so-called mail-order brides. This book presents a uniquely global view of an expanding field that challenges these and other stereotypes of cross-border marriage.

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The popular imagination of marriage migration has been influenced by stories of marriage of convenience, of forced marriage, trafficking and of so-called mail-order brides. This book presents a uniquely global view of an expanding field that challenges these and other stereotypes of cross-border marriage.

LUCY WILLIAMS is Lecturer in the School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research, University of Kent, UK.

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Format:PerfectDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218075

ISBN - 13:9780230218079

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Gender Issues in the Study of Marriage and Migration
An Agency Approach to Understanding Marriage Migration
An Qverview of the Literature on Cross-border Marriage Migration
Violence and Perceptions of Violence in Cross-border Marriages 
Part II: Case Studies
Transnational Marriage within South Asian Communities
Cross-border Marriages within East Asia
Marriage within Refugee Communities
Part III: Life as a Cross-border Marriage Migrant
Migration Regimes and Policy Implications
Migrant Life/ Married Life
Conclusions and a Proposed Research Agenda