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Contentious marriages, eloping couples

Prem Chowdhry

Contentious marriages, eloping couples

gender, caste, and patriarchy in northern India

by Prem Chowdhry

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage -- India,
  • Elopement -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-328) and index.

    StatementPrem Chowdhry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ670 (H2)+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 347 p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16247857M
    LC Control Number2006454869

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Contentious marriages, eloping couples by Prem Chowdhry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples takes an inter-disciplinary approach and draws insights from sociology, gender studies, history, popular culture, politics, and law towards understanding the concepts of caste, community, and honor in contemporary Indian society.

It is based on extensive fieldwork, interviews, official and legal documents, and archival : $ This book deals with the widespread phenomenon of contentious marriages and elopements in the north Indian state of Haryana.

It focuses on the role of caste panchayats which curbs individual rights in the name of maintaining izzat (honour), bhaichara (brotherhood), biradri (community), and village aika Ratings: 0. Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples takes an inter-disciplinary approach and draws insights from sociology, gender studies, history, popular culture, politics, and law towards understanding the concepts of caste, community, and honor in contemporary Indian society.

Book Review: Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples: Gender, Caste and Patriarchy in Northern IndiaAuthor: Aparna Basu.

This book deals with the widespread phenomenon of contentious marriages and elopements in rural and semi-urban north India. Such challenges to norms and customs have recently escalated, and have become more complex due to the changing dynamics of power between, and within, caste groups.

This book deals with the widespread phenomenon of contentious marriages and elopements in rural and semi-urban north India, specifically in the state of Haryana. Such challenges to norms and customs have escalated in recent times, and have become more complex due to the changing dynamics of power between, and within, caste groups.

CONTENTIOUS MARRIAGES, ELOPING COUPLES Gender, Caste, and Patriarchy in Northern India PREM CHOWDHRY OXPORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Contentious Remarriage of Widows 80 Societal Flux and Its Effects 90 • Marriage Market: Constricting Factors Panchayat's Intervention: Strength, Motivation, and Vested Interests Marginalization File Size: 79KB.

Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples demonstrates how the state colludes with the traditional forces to de-legitimize attempts to break out of the traditional system, thus often overriding the legal rights and human rights of Size: KB.

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Encouraging inter-caste marriages would break down discrimination and weave together millions of caste-segregated families, creating a new generation of “India’s version of Obama,” said Prem Chowdhry, author of the book “Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples.” “Caste has to be discussed more openly in modern India.

Where they eloped: Essex, Vermont As much as your wedding is about the start of your marriage, with sacred vows and happy tears, for many couples, it’s also a time of immense stress. Instead of. Contentious marriages, eloping couples: gender, caste, and patriarchy in northern India.

With special reference to Haryana, India. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Marriage -- India, North. Prem Chowdhry is the author of Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Veiled Women ( avg /5.

This book deals with the widespread phenomenon of contentious marriages and elopements in the north Indian state of Haryana. It focuses on the role of caste panchayats which curbs individual rights in the name of maintaining izzat (honour), bhaichara (brotherhood), biradri (community), and village aika (unity).

Elopement refers to a marriage conducted without the knowledge of the couple's family and friends, particularly their parents. Typically, those who elope only have a ceremony and do not host a. Intercaste marriage. No holy book has ever deduced a particular caste as superior or inferior, however people in this country go on boasting about the high and the low caste groups.

A lot of people wrongly assume religion as the root of the caste system. Review of Prem Chowdhry's Contentious marriages eloping couples. Contentious marriages, eloping couples: gender, caste, and patriarchy in northern India / Prem Chowdhry. Format Book Published New Delhi ; New York: Oxford University Press, Description x, p.

; 22 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Subject headings Marriage. Prem Chowdhry, who extensively studied the phenomenon of rising violence against couples flouting rules of arranged marriages for her book Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples, explains why it.

Gendering Caste Through a Feminist Lens. Examining the crucial linkages between caste and gender, undertaken, perhaps, for the first time, Uma Chakravarti unmasks the mystique of consensus in the workings of the caste system to reveal the underlying violence and coercion that perpetuate a severely hierarchical and unequal society.

Review: The Right to Choose If, Who and When to Marry Reviewed Work(s): Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples: Gender, Caste and Patriarchy in Northern India by Prem ChowdhryAuthor: Shalini Grover.

Prem Chowdhury, “Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples” Oxford University Press, ,Pg- 3. Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere, Gender reflections in Mainstream Hindi Cinema, Global Media Journal, Junevol.3/no Sources: Books: Prem Chowdhury, “Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples” Oxford University Press, ,Pg- 3.Family Law on the Academic Oxford University Press website Academic Books for Courses (20) Professional / Practitioner (12) Publication Date.

Add Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples to Cart. Prem Chowdhry. Paperback 15 February Oxford India Paperbacks.