Framing the Bride: Globalizing Beauty and Romance in Taiwan's Bridal Industry

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Framing the Bride: Globalizing Beauty and Romance in Taiwan's Bridal Industry - Adrian, Bonnie
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"Do not be misled by the title of this book. It is a study of Taiwan's bridal industry but it is also a fine ethnography of marriage in contemporary urban Taipei. With great subtlety, Bonnie Adrian shows us how much marriage in Taiwan has changed and how many of the old ways it has retained. She does so with wit and humor."--Margery Wolf, author of "A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Ethnographic Responsibility" "Faced with the puzzle of the ubiquitous bridal photography in Taipei, Bonnie Adrian has produced ...

Framing the Bride: Globalizing Beauty and Romance in Taiwan's Bridal Industry 2003, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520238343

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