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Marriage, Population And Society : Demographic Perspectives Of A Social Institute

M M K Deddy (Author)
Synopsis The present book takes into consideration the different social aspects such as the evolution of marriage systems of the two predominant religious communities of India, the extent of universality of marriage in India, the various types of marital unions prevailing in the country, the role of consanguineous marriages or marriages among blood relatives in India society, the newer philosophies, meanings and marital relationships of modern marriages in the contemporary Indian situation, the age at marriage scenario in India and A.P. and their impact or effect in moulding or shaping or determining the demographic and family planning profiles or behaviour of Indian people in general in the context of the modernization of Indian society in recent times. This book will be of immense use to sociologists, anthropologists and demographers in specific in India to know the effect of recent changes in the philosophy and meaning of marriages in bringing significant reproductive changes in different communities of Indian society depending upon their extent of exposure to modernization especially in the late half of the present century. The students, teachers, researchers, programme managers and executives, policy makers and academicians in general working in the fields of sociology and demography will be professionally enriched by reading this book. This will be treated as a good resourceful book and potential area for further research to add knowledge in the new and innovative dimension of social demography sub area to better understand and to explain the knowledge of Indian demographic phenomenon in the light of changing scenarios of nuptiality patterns, newer marital relationships and their durabilities and increase in their age at marriage in particular.
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Bibliographic information

Title Marriage, Population And Society : Demographic Perspectives Of A Social Institute
Author M M K Deddy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1998
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173912556
length x+228p., Tables; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.