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Asian Cross-border Marriage Migration: Demographic Patterns and Social Issues
Despite active scholarly interest in the phenomenon of cross-border marriage migration between Southeast and East Asia—a majority of which marriages are between men from wealthier regions and women from regions that are less economically developed—we know very little about who these women are and why they choose to marry and migrate. This volume provides an overview of the ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published July 30th 2010 by Amsterdam University Press
(first published December 15th 2008)
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As a Southeast Asian woman myself, what this book is about, has showed me what i used to hear about other Southeast Asian women married were to get out of poverty is true. Yeah..As i was reading one part of the book where the Vietnamese father was happy that his daughter married to a Taiwanese man where she will be sending him remittance.. It's kinda gross to me! what kinda father is tis! yeah..there are diff type of people, diff kinda thinking... some of these women are degrading the other Asia ...more