"Halal" Intimacy: Love, Marriage and Polygamy in Contemporary Malaysia
Mohd Razif, Nurul Huda
- Publisher: Queens' College
Marriage | Polygamy | Polygyny | Malaysia | Love | Intimacy | Southeast Asia | Islam | Adat | Southern Thailand | Cross-Border Marriage | Sexuality | Bureaucracy | Malays
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 ...