Marriage and the Family in Eurasia

Perspectives on the Hajnal Hypothesis

Edited by Theo Engelen and Arthur P. Wolf

Marriage and the Family in Eurasia
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Edited by Theo Engelen and Arthur P. Wolf

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

368 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 | © 2005
Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9789052601540 Published For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
Contents
1. Life at the Extremes: The demography of China and Europe: General Introduction
      Chuang Ying-chang, Theo Engelen and Arthur P. Wolf
2. Introduction: Marriage and the family in Eurasia: Perspectives on the Hajnal hypothesis
      Theo Engelen and Arthur P. Wolf
3. The Hajnal hypothesis before Hajnal
      Georg Fertig
4. The Hajnal hypothesis and transition theory
      Theo Engelen
5. West of the Hajnal line: North-Western Europe
      François Hendrickx
6. The Hajnal line and Eastern Europe
      Andrejs Plakans and Charles Wetherell
7. South of the Hajnal line: Italy and Southern Europe
      Pier Paolo Viazzo
8. The third pattern of marriage and remarriage: Japan in Eurasian comparative perspectives
      Osamu Saito
9. Strategies for managing household resources in rural North India
      Monica Das Gupta
10. Europe and China: Two kinds of patriarchy
      Arthur P. Wolf
11. An adult life before marriage: Children and the Hajnal hypothesis
      Paul M.M. Klep
12. The European marriage pattern in perspective, or, What if Hajnal had been Chinese?
      Chuang Ying-chang and Arthur P. Wolf
13. Servants and service in Eurasia
      Hill Gates and François Hendrickx
14. Girls’ work in China and North-Western Europe: of guniang and meisjes
      Hill Gates
15. Passion, reason, and human weakness: The European marriage Pattern and control of adolescent sexuality
      Jan Kok
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