Bridewealth And Dowry

Author: Jack Goody
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521201698
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In these insightful 1973 papers two leading authorities make a wide-ranging review of ideas and materials on bridewealth and dowry.

Dowry And Inheritance

Author: Srimati Basu
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The essays in this book examine the sociological, legal, cultural and economic implications of dowry.


Author: Tamsin Bradley
ISBN: 9781848132931
Size: 13.35 MB
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Taking a variety of theoretical and active approaches, this work bridges the gap between today's prevailing theory and practice, whilst taking South Asian women's own experiences as a starting point to any discussion.

Marriage Dowry And Citizenship In Late Medieval And Renaissance Italy

Author: Julius Kirshner
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442664525
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Using a cross-disciplinary approach that draws on the methodologies of both social and legal history, the essays in this collection present a wealth of examples of daughters, wives, and widows acting as full-fledged social and legal actors.

Dowry Murder Reinvestigating A Cultural

Author: Veena Talwar Oldenburg
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 0143063995
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To these women, dowry was the material counterpart of their natural instinct for
survival. But they also conceded that 'we' (Punjabis and others) as a people had
become very materialistic and individualistic, and that among the refugees, who
had lost so much, there was a tendency to acquire wealth through a son's
marriage, particularly a very eligible son's marriage. Bose's analysis of dowry had
foreseen this growing trend. Without a proper dowry, a daughter would be difficult
to marry ...

Dowry And Position Of Women In India

Author: Madan Candra Paul
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Acknowledgement List of Figures List of Tables Introduction The Phenomenon oF Dowry: Review of Studies and Conceptual Perspectives The Method of the Present Study Social Characteristics of the Respondents Dowry and Its Determinants Dowry ...