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Marriage, migration and gender / [edited by] Rajni Palriwala and Patricia Uberoi.

Contributor(s): Palriwala, Rajni, 1955- | Uberoi, Patricia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women and migration in Asia ; 5.Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2008Description: 359 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780761936756 (hard back); 9788132100324.Subject(s): Intercountry marriage | Arranged marriage | Asians -- Foreign countries | Globalization -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 306.84508995 Online resources: Table of contents only | WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction -- 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 the 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 / Thérèse 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 -- About the editors and contributors -- Index.
Summary: Summary: Proceedings of the International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia, held at New Delhi in December 2003.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Introduction -- 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 the 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 / Thérèse 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 -- About the editors and contributors -- Index.

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

Population, Reproductive Health, Gender and Development

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