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 Wedding Promises: Sītā's Wedding and Rādhā's Mock Wedding

Heidi R. M. Pauwels

in The Goddess as Role Model: Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369908
eISBN:
9780199871322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369908.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 3 traces the portrayal of divine wedding ceremonies over time. These ceremonies are an important public ritual in which values and gender ideologies are articulated and tradition is ... More


Dating, Sex, and Marriage

Teresa Platz Robinson

in Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 6 discusses the practices of dating, sex, and marriage amongst the café culture crowd. Though marriage continued to be the norm and a family matter, the young generation had found ways of ... More


Managing Men, Marriage, and Modern Love: Women's Perspectives on Intimacy and Male Infidelity in Southeastern Nigeria

Daniel Jordan Smith

in Love in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226113524
eISBN:
9780226113555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113555.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is about Igbo women's strategies for dealing with their husband's infidelities in “love marriages.” It discusses how older Igbo ideals of marriage were premised on a conception of ... More


The Way We Are

Elaine Hatfield, Richard L. Rapson, and Jeanette Purvis

in What's Next in Love and Sex: Psychological and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190647162
eISBN:
9780190647193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190647162.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

If we are to make informed guesses about the future of love and sex, we need to take an unblinkered look at where we were in the past and where we are today. Maybe then our crystal ball will be less ... More


Possession and the Bride: Emotions, the Elusive Phantom of Social Theory

Kalpana Ram

in Fertile Disorder: Spirit Possession and Its Provocation of the Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836306
eISBN:
9780824871307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836306.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the phenomenology of emotions associated with spirit possession from the perspective of social theory by focusing on the case of Vijaya, a young bride from the coastal village ... More


Marriage and Motherhood: Negotiating Femininity

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

in Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on double domesticity—workers do domestic work for a living and also have to do the reproductive work for their own families. Many of these women spend their entire waking hours ... More


Holly and I

Deepak Singh

in How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter revisits the author’s relationship with his wife, and his family life at home.


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

Magdalena Wong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men argues that a moral dimension in Chinese masculinity is of growing significance in fast-changing China. The author ... More


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