Taiwanese Cross-Border Marriages in a Globalizing Asia
Chapter 1. The “Advertized” Foreign Bride: A Semiotic and Discourse Analysis
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THE “ADVERTIZED” FOREIGN BRIDE
A Semiotic and Discourse Analysis
One of these pervasive orientational necessities is surely the characterization of individual human beings. Peoples everywhere have developed symbolic structures in terms of which persons are perceived not baldly as such, as mere unadorned members of the human race, but as representatives of certain distinct categories of persons, specific sorts of individuals. (Geertz, 1973/2000, p. 363)
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