Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

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ISBN-13: 9780199856732
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/11/2016
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kristin Celello is Associate Professor of History at Queens College, City University of New York, and the author of Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States.

Hanan Kholoussy is an Associate Professor of History at The American University in Cairo and the author of For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis That Made Modern Egypt.

Table of Contents

Introduction: "Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation," Kristin Celello and Hanan Kholoussy

Chapter One: "Marital Choice and Marital Crisis in Late Imperial Russia," Barbara Alpern Engel

Chapter Two: "Marriage, Manumission, and Morality in Turn-of-the-Century Rio de Janeiro," Erica M. Windler

Chapter Three: "Marriage Crisis and All That Jazz," Nancy F. Cott

Chapter Four: "Marriage and Minority: The Indian Nation, the Muslim Question, and the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929," Ishita Pande

Chapter Five: "Mixed Marriage in Colonial Burma: National Identity and Nationhood at Risk," Tin Tin Htun

Chapter Six: "Materialism, Contention, and Rebellion: The Changing Demands on Marriage in Colonial Zanzibar," Elke E. Stockreiter

Chapter Seven: "Finding a Grand Amour in Marriage in Postwar France," Rebecca J. Pulju

Chapter Eight: "Wedding Marriage to the Nation-State in Modern China: Legal Consequences for Divorce, Property, and Women's Rights," Ke Li and Sara L. Friedman

Chapter Nine: "Woman-to-Woman, Polyandrous, and Child Marriage: Expressions and Contestations of Marriage Rights in Colonial and Independent Nigeria," Nwando Achebe

Chapter Ten: "What Kind of Crisis? Marriage and Masculinity in Contemporary Iranian Cinema," Amy Motlagh

Chapter Eleven: "Marriage and Family in Crisis in Contemporary Japan," Jeff Kingston

Chapter Twelve: "Imagined Crises: Assessing Evidence of Delayed Marriage and Never-Marriage in Contemporary Egypt," Rania Salem

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