Love, Money and Obligation looks at the phenomenon of Western men marrying women from northeast Thailand’s Isaan region. Photo: AfP
Love, Money and Obligation looks at the phenomenon of Western men marrying women from northeast Thailand’s Isaan region. Photo: AfP

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The Thai women who marry Western men: lessons from one village in northeast Thailand in Love, Money and Obligation

  • Well-researched book looks at women in a village in the Isaan region of northeast Thailand who choose to marry foreign men
  • The author, anthropologist Patcharin Lapanun, examines the social impact of their marriages on the village and the women themselves

Love, Money and Obligation looks at the phenomenon of Western men marrying women from northeast Thailand’s Isaan region. Photo: AfP
Love, Money and Obligation looks at the phenomenon of Western men marrying women from northeast Thailand’s Isaan region. Photo: AfP
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