Filipino migration to Denmark (and Europe) can be split into two different flows: labor migration and marriage migration. Marriage migration has been a subject of considerable interest in the social sciences because it gives interesting insights into partner markets and is related to intimate decisions of individuals. Some social scientists regard partner migration as a proxy for the integration of migration communities in the host community or, especially in the case of Filipino women, as an expression of the unequal relations between the global North and the global South. Those topics are not dealt with in this book; rather, Nina Trige Anderson focuses on labor migration. The marriage migrant is only mentioned when these mostly female partners of Danish citizens become active on the labor market and interact with Filipino labor migrants. The latter are the focus of this book.

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