Intimate Others Marriage & Sexualities in India

Intimate Others Marriage Sexualities in India The last two decades have witnessed pervasive transformations in intimate relations whether within or outside marriage in same sex or heterosexual contexts in terms of coupled cohabitation or other

  • Title: Intimate Others Marriage & Sexualities in India
  • Author: Samita Sen Ranjita Biswas Nandita Dhawan
  • ISBN: 9788190676014
  • Page: 239
  • Format: None
  • The last two decades have witnessed pervasive transformations in intimate relations, whether within or outside marriage, in same sex or heterosexual contexts, in terms of coupled cohabitation or other unconventional living practices Indeed, these have also impacted marriage This book considers the interplay of gender, class and community with regard to marriage, on the cThe last two decades have witnessed pervasive transformations in intimate relations, whether within or outside marriage, in same sex or heterosexual contexts, in terms of coupled cohabitation or other unconventional living practices Indeed, these have also impacted marriage This book considers the interplay of gender, class and community with regard to marriage, on the constructions of masculinity and femininity within the family, as well as larger societal gender constructions that impact upon the family Marriage, an all pervasive institution remains grounded in caste, kinship, economic insecurities, sexual anxieties and faces globalizing desires or new conjugalities In brief, the book challenges the notions of marriage its orders as well as its borders , seeking to examine the different dynamics of marriage, within itself as well as in inter relationship to hierarchies of caste, class, community, and above all, gender.

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