Love's Rite: Same-Sex Marriage in India and the West

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Palgrave Macmillan, 21 okt. 2005 - 288 pagina's
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This is the first book to examine same-sex weddings and same-sex couple suicides in India today, discussing these phenomena both in the context of the international debate on gay marriage, and in the context of past and present Indian and Euro-American cultural representations of same-sex union.
  

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Inhoudsopgave

1 Introduction
1
Marriage Law the State and Mutual Consent
47
Fluid Gender Sex Change and SameSex Marriage
71
LoveDeath Rebirth and Union Through Life After Life
91
Traditions of Romantic Friendship
113
6 Monstrous to MiraculousSameSex Reproduction and Parenting
137
SameSex Relationships in Traditional Families
161
FemaleFemale Relations in Premodern Erotica
183
TwentiethCentury Cinema
209
10 Conclusion
225
Note on Theory and Methodology
239
Notes
249
Index
269
Copyright

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Over de auteur (2005)

Ruth Vanita is Professor of Liberal Studies, University of Montana.

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