Netting in Nepal: Social Change, the Life Course, and Brideservice in Sangila

  title={Netting in Nepal: Social Change, the Life Course, and Brideservice in Sangila},
  author={Tom Fricke and Arland D. Thornton and Dilli Ram Dahal},
  journal={Human Ecology},
The links among family characteristics, pre-marital experiences organized outside the family, and participation in choice of spouse are now well established for historical transformations in a range of social settings. Less examined are the consequences of these changes for subsequent inter-familial relationships in societies where marriage organizes kin alliances and interfamilial labor obligations. Using survey and ethnographic data gathered in Nepal, this paper examines the implications of… 
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