Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781848132948 Published September 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848132931 Published September 2009 For sale in North and South America only

Dowry

Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Tamsin Bradley, Emma Tomalin, and Mangala Subramaniam

Dowry

Tamsin Bradley, Emma Tomalin, and Mangala Subramaniam

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272 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781848132948 Published September 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848132931 Published September 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
List of tables - Preface
Introduction - Tamsin Bradley; Mangala Subramaniam, and Emma Tomlin
Section One: Conceptualising Dowry
1.Theorising Dowry: interdisciplinary concepts and methods for approaching the study of dowry - Emma Tomalin
2. The Dowry Project: past, present and future - Tamsin Bradley
Section Two: The Changing Patterns of Dowry
3. Mahr or Dowry? Marriage payments among South India Muslims - Anna Lindberg
4. Dowry in Rural Bangladesh: An Intractable problem? - Santi Rozarios
5. Gender, Generation and Globalisation: Male attitudes to dowry in a time of rapid social change - Kate Jehan
6. Trends and Patterns in Dowry Transactions: evidence from North and South India - Sonia Dalmia and Pareena Lawrence.
7. Marriage and Dowry among Muslim South Asian Immigrants in the U.S. - Farha Ternikar
Section Three: Activism: Challenges to Dowry
8. Dowry among Dalits: the case from rural Karnataka - Mangala Subramaniam
9. Getting beyond the Statistics: the changing face of dowry - Rajni Palriwala
10. Legacies of the Dowry Prohibition Act in India: marriage practices and feminist discourses - Srimati Basu
11. Dowry and Transnational Activism - Mangala Subramaniam, Karen Remedios, and Debarashmi Mitra
Conclusion - Tamsin Bradley; Mangala Subramaniam, and Emma Tomlin
Index
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