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Governing morals: State, marriage and household amongst the Gaddis of North India.

  title={Governing morals: State, marriage and household amongst the Gaddis of North India.},
  author={Kriti Kapila},
  • K. Kapila
  • Published 2003
  • Law, History, Sociology
This thesis is an anthropological study of legal governance and its impact on kinship relations amongst a migratory pastoralist community in north India. The research is based on fieldwork and archival sources and is concerned with understanding the contest between 'customary' and legal norms in the constitution of public moralities amongst the Gaddis of Himachal Pradesh. The research examines on changing conjugal practices amongst the Gaddis in the context of wider changes in their political… 
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