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

Doctoral thesis English UNKNOWN
Mohd Razif, Nurul Huda;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Queens' College
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.17446
  • Subject: 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 ... View more
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