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Published: 11 March 2016

296 Pages | 14 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199856732

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Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties

Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Edited by Kristin Celello and Hanan Kholoussy

  • First collection of its kind to feature interdisciplinary and global perspectives on marriage, crisis, and the nation
  • Includes work by noted senior scholars as well as up-and-coming junior ones, who have spent time in archives and doing fieldwork around the world.
  • Essays cover the United States, Burma, India, Brazil, Russia, Zanzibar, France, China, Nigeria, Iran, Japan, and Egypt.
  • Addresses how states and public policies address issues of marriage, as well as how marriage crises shape interactions between ordinary men and women and the governments under which they live.