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Title:Family Ideals, Colonialism and Law
Author(s):Kenneth M. Cuno
Subject(s):Family Colonialism Law Africa South Asia Southeast Asia
Abstract:Review essay of Göran Therborn, Between Sex and Power: Family in the World, 1900–2000 (New York: Routledge, 2004); Arland Thornton, Reading History Sideways: The Fallacy and Enduring Impact of the Developmental Paradigm on Family Life (London: University of Chicago Press, 2005); Tamara Loos, Subject Siam: Family, Law and Colonial Modernity in Thailand (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006); Brett L. Shadle, “Girl Cases”: Marriage and Colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890–1970 (Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2006); and Mytheli Sreenivas, Wives, Widows, and Concubunes: the Conjugal Family Ideal in Colonial India (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008)
Issue Date:2010
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Citation Info:Journal of Women’s History, 22, 4 (Winter 2010), 282-292
Genre:Book Review
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/45254
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-08-05


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    Specializes in the social history of Egypt in the 18th-20th centuries.

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