Marriage Migration and Multicultural Relationships

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With human mobility on the rise, multicultural marriages have become noticeably more common in the past decades. The marriage market has thus expanded over time, going from being exclusively local and national to becoming increasingly global. Marriage, in turn, has become a significant factor that influences migration. This edited book looks at marriage migration and multicultural marriages from a wide range of viewpoints and takes into account the spectrum of dynamism.

This edited book aims to deliver more information and a greater understanding of how dynamic multicultural marriages are in different societies around the world. The book includes chapters that look at the phenomenon globally but also provide views at the national and local levels.

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ISBN 978-952-5889-84-0 (printed)
ISBN 978-952-5889-8-7 (PDF)
ISSN 0356-780X
Migration Studies – C25


Chapter 1. Elli Heikkilä and Daniel Rauhut: Over Time and Space: What Do We Know?
Chapter 2. Michael Bégin: The Globalization of Marital Opportunity: The South Korean Online Introductions Industry
Chapter 3. Fumie Kumagai: Intercultural Marriage Migration in Japan
Chapter 4. Stanley D. Brunn: Global Dimensions of Professionals in Transnational Marriage Migration: Courting, Adjustments and Ties to Homeland
Chapter 5. Gaby Strassburger and Can M. Aybek: Marriage Migration from Turkey to Germany: How Underprivileged Couples Cope with Immigration Regulations or Not
Chapter 6. Elli Heikkilä: Integration and Challenges in Multicultural Marriages: Finnish Experiences
Chapter 7. Hannu Sirkkilä: Finnish Men in Intercultural Marriages: Experiences and Competencies
Chapter 8. Carine Cools: Intercultural Couples' Perspectives on Parenting and Child Raising
Chapter 9. Alexandra Stam: Migration-related Vulnerability: the Example of Domestic Violence among Marriage Migrants in the Swiss Context
Chapter 10. Daniel Rauhut: The Disequilibrium Marriage Market and Migration: A Theoretical Exposition Contributors

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