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Imagined Crises: Assessing Evidence of Delayed Marriage and Never-Marriage in Contemporary Egypt

Rania Salem

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0013
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

Public discourse in contemporary Egypt frequently uses the language of crisis to describe the state of marriage today. In particular, media commentators and policymakers have expressed anxiety over ... More


Resisting Ideology

Xin Liu

in In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

As in other parts of rural China, the idea of kinship, largely coming from the traditional source of historical influence, plays an important role in structuring a vision of social relationships by ... More


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