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Racialization of Foreign Women in the Transnational Marriage Market of Taiwan

Hsunhui Tseng

in Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter states that Taiwan has seen a marriage migrant flow from China and Vietnam since the late 1990s. In early 2000s, a few matchmaking companies targeting East European women as a new ... More


Chosŏnjok Maidens and Farmer Bachelors

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the government-endorsed marriage tours for South Korean rural bachelors as a form of rural “family welfare” that relies on the imported labor of coethnic women to achieve two ... More


Introduction

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. In the 1990s, a shortage in potential brides for rural bachelors in South Korea prompted the government to fund matchmakers ... More


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