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Royal Marriage Secrets: Consorts &...
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Traditional marriage was not the only option for couples in medieval Europe. Alternative forms of union could make lives precarious but also provided a degree of flexibility. The study draws...
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For centuries, Chinese marriage involved matchmakers, child brides, dowries, and concubines, until the People's Republic of China was established in 1949. This book explores love in Communist China through the...
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This book explores the regulation of intimate relationships today. Using historical and contemporary legal-political sources, the author investigates the changing meanings and effects of conjugality.
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Sexuality in Islam
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Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources, the author describes the place of sexuality in the traditional Islamic world view.
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What is Marriage?: Man and Woman: a...
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Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union. What Is Marriage? identifies and defends the reasons...
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Why the Social Sciences Matter
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Family Politics: Domestic Life,...
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Family Values: The Ethics of...
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The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how...
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Good Mother, Bad Mother
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Pressurised by the media, scrutinised by their peers, frowned upon even by those closest to them, mothers today face relentless criticism and pressure. Breast or bottle? Work or stay at...
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Wombs in Labor: Transnational...
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Surrogacy is India's new form of outsourcing, as couples from all over the world hire Indian women to bear their children for a fraction of the cost of surrogacy...
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