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Asian cross-border marriage migration : demographic patterns and social issues / edited by Wen-Shan Yang and Melody Chia-Wen Lu
Bib ID 4938981
Format BookBook
Description Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, c2010 
257 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9789089640543
Series

IIAS publications series. Edited volumes.

Summary

"Asian Cross-border Marriage Migration: Demographic Patterns and Social Issues is an interdisciplinary and comparative study on the rapid increase of the intra-Asia flow of cross-border marriage migration. This book contains in-depth research conducted by scholars in the fields of demography, sociology, anthropology and pedagogy, including demographic studies based on large-scale surveys on migration and marital patterns as well as micro case studies on migrants{u2019} liv{u00AD}ing experiences and strategies. Together these papers examine and challenge the existing assumptions in the immigration policies and popular discourse and lay the foundation for further comparative research." -- Back cover.

Full contents
  • pt. 1. Introduction
  • pt. 2. Demographic patterns
  • pt. 3. Social issues.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references: p. 245-257.

Subjects Women immigrants -- Social conditions.  |  Marriage.  |  Asia -- Population.  |  Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Other authors/contributors Yang, Wen-Shan  |  Lu, Melody  |  International Institute for Asian Studies

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