"Halal" Intimacy: Love, Marriage and Polygamy in Contemporary Malaysia

Other literature type, 0044 English UNKNOWN
Mohd Razif, Nurul Huda;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Queens' College
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.17446
  • Subject: Love | Sexuality | Cross-Border Marriage | Malays | Malaysia | Polygamy | Intimacy | Islam | Polygyny | Marriage | Bureaucracy | Southern Thailand | Southeast Asia | Adat

This thesis illustrates how love, legality, money, sex(uality) and sin direct Malays’ marital strategies in the face of various social, moral, religious and structural pressures. Passionate love (cinta) is cherished and celebrated by Malays – that is, if it is indulged ... View more
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