Marriage (Global Viewpoints) (Paperback)

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Marriage (Global Viewpoints) By Alicia Cafferty Lerner (Editor) Cover Image


The several essays compiled by editor Alicia Cafferty Lerner will help your readers develop a world view about marriage. This book provides analysis on the institution of marriage in different global locations, cultures, and social climates. One chapter covers human rights abuses, with a look into such cultures as Niger, Malawi, India, and Germany. Another chapter explains arranged, child, and polygamy marriages, with cultural coverage including Australia, Bangladesh, and Kenya. Same-sex marriages are explored across Canada, South Africa, Aruba, and America. Marriage in relation to money and sex is also explored, taking a look at such places as Ireland, Pakistan, Japan, and Uganda.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780737741612
ISBN-10: 0737741619
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: January 17th, 2009
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Global Viewpoints