Modern loves : the anthropology of romantic courtship & companionate marriage / Jennifer S. Hirsch and Holly Wardlow, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2006.
Description
xiii, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-217) and index.
Contents
Pt. 1. Social transformation & marital ideologies -- 1. Love and jewelry : patriarchal control, conjugal ties, and changing identities / Selina Ching Chan -- 2. All's fair when love is war : romantic passion and companionate marriage among the Huli of Papua New Guinea / Holly Wardlow -- 3. "Heart-stuck" : love marriage as a marker of ethnic identity among the Kalasha of Northwest Pakistan / Wynne Maggi -- Pt. 2. Changing sexual meanings & practices -- 4. The social constructions of sexuality : companionate marriage and STD/HIV risk in a Mexican migrant community / Jennifer S. Hirsch, Jennifer Higgins, Margaret E. Bentley and Constance A. Nathanson -- 5. The role of romantic love in sexual initiation and the transition to parenthood among immigrant and U.S.-born Latino youth in East Los Angeles / Pamela I. Erickson -- 6. Love and the risk of HIV : courtship, marriage, and infidelity in Southeastern Nigeria / Daniel Jordan Smith -- Pt. 3. Gender politics & implications -- 7. "He can be sad like that" : Liberdade and the absence of romantic love in a Brazilian shantytown / Jessica Gregg -- 8. The bonds of love : companionate marriage and the desire for intimacy among Hijras in Hyderabad, India / Gayatri Reddy.
ISBN
  • 0472099590 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780472099597 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0472069594 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780472069590 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006015255
OCLC
68786736
International Article Number
  • 9780472099597
  • 9780472069590
RCP
C - S