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Author Constable, Nicole.

Title Romance on a global stage [electronic resource] : pen pals, virtual ethnography, and "mail-order" marriages / Nicole Constable.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 284 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Making introductions -- Ethnography in imagined virtual communities -- Feminism and myths of "mail-order" marriages -- Fairy tales, family values, and the global politics of romance -- Political economy and cultural logics of desire -- Women's agency and the gendered geography of marriage -- Tales of waiting : history, immigration, and the state -- Conclusion : marriage, migration, and transnational families.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Intercountry marriage -- United States.
Marriage brokerage -- United States.
Mail order brides -- United States.
Asians -- United States.
International correspondence -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0520237056 (alk. paper)
0520238702 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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