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Marriage, migration, and gender [electronic resource] / editors, Rajni Palriwala, Patricia Uberoi.

By: International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia (2003 : New Delhi, India).
Contributor(s): Palriwala, Rajni, 1955- | Uberoi, Patricia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women and migration in Asia: v. 5.Publisher: New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2008Description: 1 online resource (359 p.).ISBN: 9788132100324 (electronic bk.); 8132100328 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Intercountry marriage -- Congresses | Arranged marriage -- Congresses | Asians -- Foreign countries -- Congresses | Globalization -- Social aspects -- Congresses | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Marriage & Family | Frau | Migration | Eheschlie�ung | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marriage, migration, and gender.DDC classification: 306.84/508995 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Exploring the links : gender issues in marriage and migration / Rajni Palriwala and Patricia Uberoi -- Marriage as migration -- Marriage migration in China : the enlargement of marriage markets in the era of market reforms / Delia Davin -- Bridal diaspora : migration and marriage among Filipino women / Teresita C. Del Rosario -- "America Varan" marriages among Tamil Brahmins : preferences, strategies, and outcomes / U. Kalpagam -- Brokering marriage -- Commercially arranged marriage migration : case studies of cross-border marriages in Taiwan / Melody Chia-wen Lu -- Bangladeshi girls sold as wives in North India / Th�er�ese Blanchet -- Unorthodox sisters : gender relations and generational change among Malayali migrants in Italy / Ester Gallo -- Marriage transactions and transnational contexts -- Marriage, money, and gender : a case study of the migrant Indian community in Canada / Ranjana Sheel -- Gender, dowry, and the migration system of Indian information technology professionals / Xiang Biao -- The strains of marriage migration -- Vulnerable brides and transnational ghar damads : gender, risk, and "adjustment" among Pakistani marriage migrants to Britain / Katharine Charsley -- Marriage and migration through the life course : experiences of widowhood, separation, and divorce amongst transnational Sikh women / Kanwal Mand -- Domestic violence and the Indian diaspora in the United States / Margaret Abraham -- Child custody cases in the context of international migration / Kirti Singh.
Summary: Proceedings of the International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia, held at New Delhi in December 2003.
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia, held at New Delhi in December 2003.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Exploring the links : gender issues in marriage and migration / Rajni Palriwala and Patricia Uberoi -- Marriage as migration -- Marriage migration in China : the enlargement of marriage markets in the era of market reforms / Delia Davin -- Bridal diaspora : migration and marriage among Filipino women / Teresita C. Del Rosario -- "America Varan" marriages among Tamil Brahmins : preferences, strategies, and outcomes / U. Kalpagam -- Brokering marriage -- Commercially arranged marriage migration : case studies of cross-border marriages in Taiwan / Melody Chia-wen Lu -- Bangladeshi girls sold as wives in North India / Th�er�ese Blanchet -- Unorthodox sisters : gender relations and generational change among Malayali migrants in Italy / Ester Gallo -- Marriage transactions and transnational contexts -- Marriage, money, and gender : a case study of the migrant Indian community in Canada / Ranjana Sheel -- Gender, dowry, and the migration system of Indian information technology professionals / Xiang Biao -- The strains of marriage migration -- Vulnerable brides and transnational ghar damads : gender, risk, and "adjustment" among Pakistani marriage migrants to Britain / Katharine Charsley -- Marriage and migration through the life course : experiences of widowhood, separation, and divorce amongst transnational Sikh women / Kanwal Mand -- Domestic violence and the Indian diaspora in the United States / Margaret Abraham -- Child custody cases in the context of international migration / Kirti Singh.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia, held at New Delhi in December 2003.

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