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Author Asia Trends Day (2nd : 2004 : Singapore)

Title (Un)tying the knot : ideal and reality in Asian marriage / edited by Gavin W. Jones & Kamalini Ramdas.

Published Singapore : Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore : Distributed for Asia Research Institute by Singapore University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.81095 ASIA    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  306.81095 ASIA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 232 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Asia trends ; 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Not "when to marry" but "whether to marry" : the changing context of marriage decisions in East and Southeast Asia / Gavin W. Jones -- 2. Yeh shaadi nahin ho sakti! ("this wedding cannot happen!") : romance and marriage in contemporary Hindi cinema / Rachel Dwyer -- 3. Indian marriages - economic independence and changing power relations / Ranjana Kumari -- 4. Marriage, polygyny and divorce within the Malaysian Muslim community / Nik Noriani Nik Badli Shah -- 5. Muslim divorces in Singapore : social support and "rocky" marriages / Mohamad Maliki Osman -- 6. From Kartini to Ayu Utami : one hundred years of women's struggle on marriage / Nursyahbani Katjasungkana -- 7. Marriage migration of women from China and Southeast Asia to Taiwan / Ching-lung Tsay -- 8. Bride pride and grooming prejudices : race matters in marriage / Nirmala PuruShotam.
Summary "(Un)tying the Knot is a collection of essays by scholars and social activists exploring aspects of marriage and divorce in Southeast and East Asia, India and beyond."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Jones, Gavin W.
Ramdas, Kamalini.
National University of Singapore. Asia Research Institute.
Subject Marriage -- Asia -- Congresses.
Divorce -- Asia -- Congresses.
Variant Title Untying the knot.
ISBN 981051428X