Politics of Marriage and Gender, Global

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Mediating the Uprising

Narratives of Gender and Marriage in Syrian Television Drama

Rutgers University Press

Based on intensive fieldwork in Damascus and Beirut, Mediating the Uprising shows how gender and marriage metaphors inform Syrian television drama with various forms of cultural and political critique. The emergence of these suppressed narratives attests to the survival of the genre despite instability, war, and bloodshed.
 

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Marriage and Health

The Well-Being of Same-Sex Couples

Rutgers University Press

Evidence shows that married couples have better overall health than unmarried people. Scholars and policy makers contend that same-sex marriage provide similar benefits as well. Marriage and Health represents the forefront of marriage and health research on same-sex couples. This collection of essays presents new perspectives that address the challenges faced by same-sex couples in multiple domains of well-being.

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Intimate Geopolitics

Love, Territory, and the Future on India’s Northern Threshold

Rutgers University Press

Intimate Geopolitics is the story of love and territory in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, in India’s Jammu and Kashmir State. This book takes on global processes of “demographic fever dreams,” which animate political movements, by understanding them in a deeply rooted local context and through the lives of ordinary people making decisions about love, babies, and the future.
 

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Marriage and Health

The Well-Being of Same-Sex Couples

Rutgers University Press

Evidence shows that married couples have better overall health than unmarried people. Scholars and policy makers contend that same-sex marriage provide similar benefits as well. Marriage and Health represents the forefront of marriage and health research on same-sex couples. This collection of essays presents new perspectives that address the challenges faced by same-sex couples in multiple domains of well-being.

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Intimate Geopolitics

Love, Territory, and the Future on India's Northern Threshold

Rutgers University Press

Intimate Geopolitics is the story of love and territory in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, in India’s Jammu and Kashmir State. This book takes on global processes of “demographic fever dreams,” which animate political movements, by understanding them in a deeply rooted local context and through the lives of ordinary people making decisions about love, babies, and the future.
 

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Courting Desire

Litigating for Love in North India

Rutgers University Press

Courting Desire traces organically evolving ideas on sexual consent and legal subjectivity through a study of marital patterns in North India. Through research in courtrooms and community spaces, it outlines the processes through which eloping couples secure legal validity for their relationships of choice where family-arranged matches are the norm. 

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