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Delaying Age of Marriage: Social Norms and Policies

Priya Nanda and Sonvi A. Khanna

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a broad overview of India’s policy and programmatic efforts to address early marriage of girls. It aims to assess the potential of different approaches for addressing the issue ... More


Conclusion: The EMP in Eurasian Perspective

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors take a larger view and explore how different constellations of family organization have affected the position of women in societies across the Eurasian landmass. We ... More


Property

S. C. Humphreys

in Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198788249
eISBN:
9780191830204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788249.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines to what extent continuity in residence and property was related to bonds of kinship, including the likelihood of having kin as neighbours. It also covers household composition, ... More


The Counterculture of Married Emerging Adults

Brian J. Willoughby and Spencer L. James

in The Marriage Paradox: Why Emerging Adults Love Marriage Yet Push it Aside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190296650
eISBN:
9780190296674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190296650.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the stories of five emerging adults who married in their early 20s, a time when most emerging adults believe it is too early to marry. The authors explore the journeys of each ... More


Conclusion: The Dynamics of Fear and Hope on a Frontier between Civilizations

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The conclusion reviews historical cycles of change through which Algerians have moved since the late eighteenth century, with times of opening and hope for effective change, and times of repression ... More


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