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Marriage Migration, Gender Transformations, and Family Values in the 'Global Ecumene'

Robinson, Kathryn

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The metaphor of the market is a poor explanatory tool for the growth in international web-brokered marriages, between (mainly) men from rich countries and women from poor countries. States play an important role in regulating particular forms of migration including creating the 'need' for spousal migrants, as well as permitting their entry. The characterisation of the men who seek spouses through international agencies as powerful agents in the world system has to be mediated through...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30076
Source: Gender, Place and Culture
DOI: 10.1080/09663690701439793

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