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Indian Arranged Marriages: A Social Psychological Perspective

Tulika Jaiswal
Format
Book
Published
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014.
Language
English
Series
Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series
ISBN
9780415711500, 0415711509, 9781315777641 (ebook)
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Perspective on Western and cross-cultural marital research
  • Marital satisfaction and cross-cultural differences in marriage practices
  • An integrated framework for exploring marital satisfaction
  • Concluding remarks
  • 2. Contemporary India: the cultural context of arranged marriage
  • India's socio-demography and the socio-religious significance of marriage in India
  • Indian socio-family structure and its implication for marriage
  • Implications of choice marriage and divorce in India
  • 3. How are we getting along?: findings from Western, cross-cultural and Indian research on couple interaction and marital satisfaction
  • Western marital research on adaptive processes
  • Cross-cultural marital research on adaptive processes
  • Indian marital research on adaptive processes
  • 4. Do personal characteristics matter?: findings from Western, cross-cultural and Indian research on individual characteristics and marital satisfaction
  • Western marital research on enduring vulnerabilities
  • Cross-cultural marital research on enduring vulnerabilities
  • Indian marital research on enduring vulnerabilities
  • 5. Stressed out?: findings from Western, cross-cultural and Indian research on dyadic stressors and marital satisfaction
  • Western marital research on stressors
  • Cross-cultural marital research on stressors
  • Indian marital research on stressors
  • 6. Examining the psychometric validity of the Indian version of the marital functioning test battery
  • Hypotheses
  • Method
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • 7. Psychological examination of predictors of marital satisfaction in Indian arranged marriage
  • 8. Toward a better understanding of Indian arranged marriages
  • Key findings and theoretical implications
  • Methodological and practical implications
  • Strengths, limitations and recommendations.
Description
xv, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Routledge contemporary South Asia series ; 79
Routledge contemporary South Asia series 79
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