Publications and Works in Progress

Manuscripts at Peer Reviewed Journals

Meszaros, Julia. (Forthcoming 2018) “Race, Space and Agency in the International Introduction Industry: how American men perceive women’s agency across space” Gender, Place and Culture (Accepted 11/13/17)

Meszaros, Julia (2017) “American Men and Romance Tourism: Searching for Traditional Trophy Wives as Status Symbols of Class Privilege” Women’s Studies Quarterly 45 (1 & 2): 225-242.

Meszaros, Julia and Christina Bazzaroni. 2014.  “From Taboo to Tourist Industry: The Construction of Interracial Intimacies between Black Men and White Women in Colonial and Contemporary Times”, Sociology Compass 8(11): 1256-1268.

Book Chapters

Meszaros, Julia. 2014. “Romance Tourism: the Ultimate Emotions Industry”. Pp. 25-42 in The Emotions Industry, edited by Mira Moshe. Nova Science Publications: Hauppage, NY.

Meszaros, Julia. 2017. “Romance Tours and Marriage Migration in the Philippines”, in Gender, Migration, and Citizenship: revisiting Southeast Asian international marriages, edited by Ascuncion Fresnoza-Flot and Gwenola Ricordeau. New York: Routledge.

Book Reviews

Meszaros, Julia. 2014. Leisure and Tourism: Cultural Paradigms edited by John Dodd and Veena Sharma in International Sociology March (29): 154-156.

Manuscripts Under Review

“The ‘Good Guy’ Narrative in the International Introduction Industry: constructing desirable masculinities” [submitted to Men and Masculinities 11/01]

Manuscripts In Progress (Abstracts and Drafts Available Upon Request)

“International Dating as Sexual Labor”

“The International Introduction Industry: An Alternative Route for Economic Development.”

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