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By Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot,Gwénola Ricordeau

While marriage has misplaced its attractiveness in lots of constructed nations and is not any longer an compulsory route to kin formation, it has won momentum between binational as states make stronger their regulate over human migration. concentrating on the case of Southeast Asian ladies who've been epitomized at the international marriage marketplace as ‘ideal’ brides and better halves, this quantity examines those women’s reports of foreign marriage, migration, and states' governmentality.


Drawing from ethnographic learn and coverage analyses, this e-book sheds gentle at the means many nations in Southeast Asia and past have redefined marriage and nationwide belonging via their regime of ‘marital citizenship’ (that is, a criminal prestige granted through a kingdom to a migrant by way of advantage of his/her marriage to 1 of its citizens). those regimes impression the familial and social incorporation of Southeast Asian migrant girls, particularly their entry to socio-political and civic rights of their receiving nations. The case reviews analysed during this quantity spotlight those women’s subjectivity and business enterprise as they include, face up to, and navigate the elaborate criminal and socio-cultural frameworks of citizenship.


As such, it is going to attract sociologists, geographers, socio-legal scholars, and anthropologists with pursuits in migration, kinfolk formation, intimate family members, and gender.

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