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ERIC Number: EJ173131
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Publication Date: 1977
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Caste, Class and the Love-Marriage: Social Change in India
Corwin, Lauren A.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 39, 4, 823-31, Nov 77
The present study of a small town in rural West Bengal, India, reveals a number of "love-marriages" involving individuals from castes of distinctly different ranks in the local caste hierarchy. Despite the prevailing rule of caste endogamy, inter-caste couples appear to face little difficulty. (Author)
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Identifiers - Location: India