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Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since Malthus, the great contrast between Europe (England) and Asia (China) in marriage patterns and mechanisms, and household formation and family systems has been underlined by demographers and ... More


Similarities and Differences in Pre-modern Eurasian Marriage

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter summarizes the findings of the comparative and country-specific studies included in the book. In relation to the East-West binary, the EAP findings confirm the previous picture of general ... More


Challenging the East–West Binary

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter introduces the theme of the book: pre-industrial marriage in Europe and Asia. The book aims to challenging the rhetoric of an East-West dichotomy in marriage patterns and mechanisms ... More


Changes in the Institution of Marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012

Rania Salem

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, Egyptian policymakers and the public have expressed considerable alarm over perceived transformations in the institution of the family. Almost all of these concerns revolve around ... More


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