The rise of Chinese-foreign marriage in mainland China, 1979–2010

@article{Jeffreys2013TheRO,
  title={The rise of Chinese-foreign marriage in mainland China, 1979–2010},
  author={Elaine Jeffreys and Wang Pan},
  journal={China Information},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={347 - 369}
}
This research note examines the growth of Chinese-foreign marriage in mainland China since 1979. From the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 until the early 1990s, Chinese-foreign marriage was an unusual occurrence in the country. Statistics compiled by the PRC’s Ministry of Civil Affairs indicate that the number of couples registering a Chinese-foreign marriage in mainland China increased almost tenfold between 1979 and 2010, although that figure has since stabilized at a… 

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