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Sex, love, and migration : postsocialism, modernity, and intimacy from Istanbul to the Arctic

Author: Alexia Bloch
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sex, Love, and Migration goes beyond a common narrative of women's exploitation as a feature of migration in the early twenty-first century, a story that features young women from poor countries who cross borders to work in low paid and often intimate labor. Alexia Bloch argues that the mobility of women is marked not only by risks but also by personal and social transformation as migration fundamentally reshapes  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bloch, Alexia.
Sex, love, and migration
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017025809
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexia Bloch
ISBN: 9781501712050 1501712055 9781501709418 1501709410
OCLC Number: 1163947033
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Magnificent centuries and economies of desire --
Gender, labor, and emotion in a global economy --
We are like slaves, who needs capitalism? : intimate economies and marginal, mobile households --
Strategic intimacy, "real love," and marriage --
Intimate currencies : mobilizing sex "without hang-ups," love, and romance --
Other mothers and a transnational nurturing nexus.
Responsibility: Alexia Bloch.

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Sex, Love, and Migration goes beyond a common narrative of women's exploitation as a feature of migration in the early twenty-first century, a story that features young women from poor countries who  Read more...

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"These estimable monographs on postsocialist space reflect upon the plight of families as they seek ethical and economic identities and develop care-giving practices and strategies in landscapes Read more...

 
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