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Marriage in Tribal Societies : Cultural Dynamics and Social Realities

Tamo Mibang and M C Behera

ISBN 10: 8189640356 / ISBN 13: 9788189640354
Editorial: Bookwell, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Preface. Introduction. I. Marriage practices rules and regulations 1. Marriage in India with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh/Manis Kumar Raha. 2. Marriage system of the Tagins/Bijay Raji. 3. Marriage system of the Sartangs/Jommi Loyi. 4. Marriage forms and practices in the Puroik Community of Arunachal Pradesh/David Pertin. 5. Marriage practices in the Kaman and Taraon Mishmi Communities/Sokhep Kri and Sibanso Chikro. 6. A study of marriage practices in the Aka Community/R.N. Koley. 7. Marriage practices in Idu Mishmi Society/Razeeko Dele. 8. Marriage institution among the Nocte of Tirap District/Chowong Wangsa. II. Marriage and Culture 9. Marriage system in the Monpa Society (Marriage rituals rules myths and legends ethical significance of marriage rituals)/Jogendra Nath. 10. Understanding a tribal tradition the Sherdukpen marriage system in perspective/Krushna Chandra Mishra. 11. Myths and legends of the evolution of marriage system in the Hill Miri Society of Arunachal Pradesh/Boa Reena Tok/Hui Tag. 12. Marriage in Miji (Sajolang) Culture/Pachang Miji. III. Marriage rituals and Taboos 13. Rituals and Taboos in Galo marriage/Jamyir Basar. 14. Significance of rituals in marriage system of the Akas of Arunachal Pradesh/Gibji Nimachow. 15. Some practices and their significance in marriage system of the Khamptis/Nang Laxmee Namchoom and Nang Anika Manlong. 16. Aspects of rituals in Nyishi Marriage System/Techi Upen Tara. 17. Significance of rituals in marriage ceremonies of the Adis/Tabang Mibang. IV. Aspects of social relations in marriage 18. Patterns of marriage and conjugal life among the Hrussos in an urban setting/K. Dey. 19. Raseng in Adi marriage system/Otem Pertin. 20. Changing trends in marriage system among the Galo an overview/Gomo Karbak. 21. A note on the Polygyny among the Nyishi and its social implications/Boa Reena Tok. 22. Role of village council (Keba) in marriage conflict a study of the Galo system Rejir Karlo. 23. Marriage by kidnapping in Sherdukpen Community a case study of Shergaon Village West Kameng District/Nawang Phuntso. 24. The marriage system of the Adis and its changing trend/Kalen Komut. Index. The papers included in this volume have discussed the marriage system of various ethnic communities of Arunachal Pradesh in a cultural perspective. The choice for discussion on a single social phenomenon namely marriage has a methodological significance in that in tribal communities no phenomenon can be treated in isolation it exists and functions as an integral part of the total world view of the community. All the presentations on marriage confirm to the above statement and herein lies the strength of this volume. Moreover most of the papers are emic presentations by scholars trained in an etic system of disciplinary frame which undoubtedly focuses on the issue of emic etic debate. The essence of the papers lies in that there are commonalities and differences in the marriage practices across the various groups and corroborate to psychic unity of E.B.Tylor at some level. But the differences add new dimensions of understanding to the studies on marriage when the concepts like bride price widow inheritance etc. are contested on the basis of empirical findings from many communities. Obviously the strength of the volume emanates from the attention on the distinct analytical issues and empirical findings in the realm of social institutions. Notwithstanding this the papers included in this volume also initiate a comprehensive exploration of the social dynamics in a comparative perspective. No doubt the book will come handy among the social scientists in general and students of tribal studies in particular not only in understanding a social phenomenon in a cultural perspective but also in contextualizing social dynamics and methodological issues. 326 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 69228

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Título: Marriage in Tribal Societies : Cultural ...

Editorial: Bookwell, New Delhi

Año de publicación: 2007

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