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Cross Cultural Perspectives on Women #20: Cross-Cultural Marriage: Identity and Choice

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Publisher Comments:

This book should be highly relevant to the growing number of people in cross-cultural marriages, as well as to professionals in the fields of marriage guidance, child welfare and academics interested in ethnicity and kinship.

· the legal and social factors influencing cross-cultural marriages;

· the personality factors and positive or negative stereotypes of ‘otherness that influence spouse choice;

· notions of identity, gender and personhood, and definitions of difference, and how these are often tied up in emotive stereotypes;

· how all these factors affect the ongoing process of living together and the ability to cope;

· and how the children of such marriages come to terms with identity choices.

This book should be highly relevant to the growing number of people in cross-cultural marriages, as well as to professionals in the fields of marriage guidance, child welfare and academics interested in ethnicity and kinship.

About the Author

Edited by Rosemary Breger, The Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women and Rosanna Hill, Freelance Researcher

Table of Contents

Preface / Rosemary Breger and Rosanna Hill — Notes on contributors — Introducing mixed marriages / Rosemary Breger and Rosanna Hill — Crossing over : mixing, matching and marriage in Mallorca / Jackie Waldren — Chance, choice and circumstance : a study of women in cross-cultural marriages / Jane Khatib-Chahidi, Rosanna Hill and Renâee Paton — The seduction of the exotic : notes on mixed marriage in East Nepal / Tamara Kohn — Crossing racialized boundaries : intermarriage between 'Africans' and 'Indians' in contemporary Guyana / Yoshiko Shibata — The politics of cross-cultural marriage : an examination of a Ghanaian/African-American case / Yvette Alex-Assensoh and A.B. Assensoh — Freedom of choice or Pandora's box? : legal pluralism and the regulation of cross-cultural marriages in Uganda / Sanyu Semafumu — Love and the State : women, mixed marriages and the law in Germany / Rosemary Breger — Cross-cultural marriage within Islam : ideals and reality / Mai Yamani — English and North American daughters-in-law in the Hindu joint family / Mary Sissons Joshi and Meena Krishna — Gender identity and gender role patterns in cross-cultural marriages : the Japanese-Dutch case / Kirsten Refsing — Not all issues are black and white : some voices from the offspring of cross-cultural marriages / Audrey Maxwell.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859739686
Editor:
Hill, Rosanna; Breger, Rosemary
Editor:
Hill, Rosanna
Editor:
Breger, Rosemary; Hill, Rosanna
Editor:
Breger, Rosemary
Editor:
Hill, Rosanna
Author:
Breger, Rosemary
Author:
Hill, Rosanna
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Cross-cultural studies
Subject:
Interfaith marriage
Subject:
Interracial marriage
Subject:
Interethnic marriage.
Subject:
Interracial marriage -- Cross-cultural studies.
Subject:
Interethnic marriage -- Cross-cultural studies.
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised Paperback
Series:
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women,
Series Volume:
[v. 20]
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Biblliography, Index
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.21 x 6.14 x 0.546 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Relationships
History and Social Science » Intercultural Communications » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family

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