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Creating “Similar” Others at Transnational Matchmaking Agencies in Japan

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/9781501750144.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the lived experiences of Japanese men at transnational marriage agencies and asks how they came to view Chinese women as marriageable. It focuses on the ways marriage brokers ... More


Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Erica Lorraine Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For nearly a decade, Brazil has surpassed Thailand as the world's premier sex tourism destination. As the first full-length ethnography of sex tourism in Brazil, this pioneering study treats sex ... More


The Transnational Protection of Private Rights: Issues, Challenges, and Possible Solutions

Sundaresh Menon

in Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198739807
eISBN:
9780191802775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739807.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the legal protection of private economic rights in the transnational arena. It approaches this subject by considering the regulation of transnational economic relationships at ... More


Agriculture, State Expectations, and the Configuration of Citizenship

Deborah Cohen

in Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833599
eISBN:
9781469603391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899670_cohen.5
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter analyses the expectations that U.S. and Mexican government actors had for the bracero program. It notes that understandings of the modern, grounded in prior transnational economic, ... More


The blues of the ageing retornados: narratives on the return to Chile

Erik Olsson (ed.)

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on political exile and transnational relationships, between returnees in Chile and the diaspora in Sweden. Based on ethnographic work, the chapter examines the influence of the ... More


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