The Intimate State: Love-Marriage and the Law in Delhi

1st Edition

Perveez Mody

Routledge India
Published October 24, 2008
Reference - 336 Pages
ISBN 9780415446044 - CAT# RU49506
Series: Critical Asian Studies

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Summary

This book provides an ethnography of love-marriages in the late 1990s in Delhi, identifying the ways in which marriage is ever more a pitch of intense political contestation. It bears upon anthropological understandings of marriageability, urban morality, gender, kinship and the study of the individual and the couple in contemporary India.

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