Multiple Identifications, Movement, and Place Making in Cross-Cultural Heterosexual Relationships in New Zealand

Schäfer, Gabriele
January 2010
New Zealand Sociology;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article explores the concept of cross-cultural heterosexual relationship between the couples from Maori and Pakeha in New Zealand. A research which considered the lived experience of the couples who had been in the cross-cultural relationship revealed that most couples found challenging to be in a cross-cultural relationship due to the reason that they found it hard to accept other person's culture. However the same problem was also the binding factor in the relationship.


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