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Still 'breadwinners' and 'providers' : Singaporean husbands, money and masculinity in transnational marriages

Abstract:

As international marriages continue to be on the rise around the world, and in East and Southeast Asia in particular, there is an increasing need for more focused studies on the phenomenon. While the extant literature has paid attention to the complex dynamics of marital intimacies through a ‘gender-sensitive’ lens, the experiences of men are still largely under-examined. This article considers the gendered and classed subjectivities of Singaporean husbands who have married Vietnamese wives a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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School of Geography and the Environment
Brenda S.A. Yeoh More by this author
Juan Zhang More by this author
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Grant:
T208A4103
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Gender, Place and Culture
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
867-883
Publication date:
2014-05-29
Acceptance date:
2014-01-26
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EISSN:
1360-0524
ISSN:
0966-369X

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