Introduction: Marriage, Gender Relations and Social Change

  title={Introduction: Marriage, Gender Relations and Social Change},
  author={C. Jackson},
  journal={The Journal of Development Studies},
  pages={1 - 9}
  • C. Jackson
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Development Studies
  • Abstract This symposium of articles argue that marriage does not have a fixed relationship to gender inequality, nor does it simply reflect gender relations external to households, but is better seen as an institution which mediates social change and gender inequality. The collection of articles here show this symposium through empirical case studies of marriage, gender and wellbeing in contexts of social change. Together they problematise the connections between intra and extra household… CONTINUE READING
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