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Accumulating masculinity : polygyny and the transnational families of Taiwanese expatriates in Vietnam

Tien, Ching-Ying


Drawing on the cases of Taiwanese expatriates in Vietnam, this research aims to examine and understand the forming and keeping of the cross-border triangular relationship, and the special logics and sentiments of the three parties involving in the relations. The commercial logics, forged against the background of massive economic disparity between Taiwanese investors and lower class Vietnamese women, structure their relationship. These logics, however, fail to address the complicities of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514999ccb51


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