Bridewealth And Dowry

Author: Jack Goody
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521201698
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In these insightful 1973 papers two leading authorities make a wide-ranging review of ideas and materials on bridewealth and dowry.


Author: Mohinderjit Kaur Teja
Publisher: South Asia Books
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Research study focussed on females employed in offices of the Punjab Government located in Chandigarh only

Dowry And Inheritance

Author: Srimati Basu
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The essays in this book examine the sociological, legal, cultural and economic implications of dowry.

Dowry And Position Of Women In India

Author: Madan Candra Paul
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Acknowledgement List of Figures List of Tables Introduction The Phenomenon oF Dowry: Review of Studies and Conceptual Perspectives The Method of the Present Study Social Characteristics of the Respondents Dowry and Its Determinants Dowry ...

Dowry Murder Reinvestigating A Cultural

Author: Veena Talwar Oldenburg
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 0143063995
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To these women, dowry was the material counterpart of their natural instinct for
survival. But they also conceded that 'we' (Punjabis and others) as a people had
become very materialistic and individualistic, and that among the refugees, who
had lost so much, there was a tendency to acquire wealth through a son's
marriage, particularly a very eligible son's marriage. Bose's analysis of dowry had
foreseen this growing trend. Without a proper dowry, a daughter would be difficult
to marry ...