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Reluctant Embrace and Struggles for Inclusion: Korean Chinese “Return” Migration to Post–Cold War South Korea

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Post Cold-War transborder membership politics gained momentum from the influx of Korean Chinese into South Korea. Chapter 4 highlight the protracted confusion, uncertainty, and indeterminacy that ... More


Highly Skilled and Marriage Migrants in Arizona

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

in New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the results of my interviews with post-USSR immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona, which place male-dominated highly skilled and female-dominated marriage migration in the context of ... More


Migration, Settlement, and Work

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

in Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on questions of migration. A good proportion of the women in the two settlements under study are migrants from the countryside, the majority having come from areas south of the ... More


New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The New Immigrant Whiteness examines representations of post-1980s migration from the former USSR to the United States as responses to the global extension of neoliberalism and as contributions to ... More


Men Come and Go, Mothers Stay: Personhood and Resisting Marriage among Mozambican Women Migrating to Europe

Christian Groes

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Young women in Maputo, Mozambique referred to as curtidoras meet and establish relationships with white European expat men and eventually move with them to Europe. Although many European states ... More


Crafting Legitimate Marital Relations

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines suspended and declined visa cases, analyzing how marital relations became sites of regulation. Some forms of migration depend on relatives as sponsors. Others rely on employers, ... More


Gendered Investments in Marriage Migration

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how Chinese women in the town of Xinghai navigated their marriageability. In doing so, it offers a picture of cross-border matchmaking practices that, due to differences in the ... More


Migration Channels and the Shaping of Immigrant Ethno-Scapes

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explains that migration is a collective action orchestrated by different actors, both human and nonhuman, that either facilitate or hamper mobility. It presents the demographic and ... More


Yen Or En?

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter addresses the question of how have and do cross-border marriage practices come to be. In examining local–transnational dynamics, this question has revealed itself to be deeply ... More


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