Exchange Relations and Social Change in Rural Pakistan

  title={Exchange Relations and Social Change in Rural Pakistan},
  author={Muhammad A. Z. Mughal},
  journal={South Asia Research},
  pages={177 - 194}
In recent decades, the nature of exchange relations in rural Pakistan appears to have undergone significant transformations due to the gradual shift from seasonal agriculture to a market-based economy, rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. Change and continuity in exchange relations are particularly manifested in rituals and ceremonies associated with childbirth, marriage and death, with socioeconomic transformations in the rural economy triggering shifts in ways of conducting such rituals… 

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