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Recruitment to the Household: (2) Marriage and Incorporation

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses recruitment to the Pandit household via marriage and incorporation. It begins with a discussion of the importance and nature of marriage covering the selection of spouses; ... More


The Reason for This Book and Why These Women Were Chosen

Jeannette Brown

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0004
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Many people have studied the history of African American women chemists, but the information is scattered in many references, articles, and trade books. Until now, there was no one place where one ... More


Hu Xinkui: Child Bride, Party Cadre, Housewife

Fei-wen Liu

in Gendered Words: Sentiments and Expression in Changing Rural China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190210403
eISBN:
9780190210427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210403.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Xinkui (1934–2012), an uneducated child bride, shows how people of the poorest social class who had no leisure to engage in nüshu/nüge practices lived in changing rural China. She was promoted to ... More


Responsible Family Men

Magdalena Wong

in Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter both stretches out from and synthesizes the husband-wife and father-child dyads. The term 'a real man' is reprised and the different ways this is understood by unmarried partners who ... More


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