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Transnational Relationships,Transforming Selves: Filipinas Seeking Husbands Abroad

Bulloch, Hannah; Fabinyi, Michael


The desire of Filipinas to find husbands abroad, particularly of European extraction, is difficult to ignore for the anthropologist who continually finds him/herself positioned as a potential transnational dating agent, chat-room tutor or even highly eligible marriage prospect. Extending analyses that view this phenomenon as multifaceted and irreducible to economics, we situate the search for transnational marriages in the context of imaginings of self and other. Drawing on ethnographic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442210902856857


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