Love and Empire : Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas.

The spread of the Internet is remaking marriage markets, altering the process of courtship and the geographic trajectory of intimacy in the 21st century. For some Latin American women and U.S. men, the advent of the cybermarriage industry offers new opportunities for re-making themselves and their f...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Schaeffer, Felicity Amaya (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : NYU Press, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Intimate Investments; 1 Enforcing Romantic Love through Immigration Law; 2 Conversions of the Self: Mexican Women's Turn from the National to the Foreign; 3 Outsourcing the American Dream: Transforming Men's Virtual Fantasies into Social Realities; 4 Bodies for Export! The Pliable Economy of Beauty and Passion in Colombia; 5 Migrant Critique: Love and the Patriot; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; About the Author.