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Matriliny and modernity

sexual politics and social change in rural Malaysia

by Maila Stivens

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Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, NSW .
Written in English

  • Rembau (Negeri Sembilan),
  • Malaysia
    • Subjects:
    • Matrilineal kinship -- Malaysia -- Rembau (Negeri Sembilan),
    • Women -- Malaysia -- Rembau (Negeri Sembilan) -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Malaysia -- Rembau (Negeri Sembilan) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Social change -- Malaysia -- Rembau (Negeri Sembilan),
    • Rembau (Negeri Sembilan) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-293) and index.

      StatementMaila Stivens.
      SeriesWomen in Asia publication series
      LC ClassificationsGN635.M4 S75 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL569965M
      ISBN 101863738924
      LC Control Number96155746

      In its focus on woman-cinema interface, as depicted in a century of Malayalam cinema, this book addresses a wide range of themes crucial for a nuanced understanding of Malayalam film culture—gender stereotyping, marriage and family, the aftermaths of matriliny, caste and gender relations, hegemonic patriarchy, female friendships and soft porn. Stivens M. () Gender and the Interplay of Rural and Urban: A Malaysian Case. In: Bunnell T., Parthasarathy D., Thompson E. (eds) Cleavage, Connection and Conflict in Rural, Urban and Contemporary Asia.

      Stivens devotes the first or so pages of Matriliny and Modernity-and many other sections of the book-to a presentation of material that has already been discussed at length in these and other texts. Rather surprising as well is the energy expended in. Matriliny, Marxism, and the Birth of the Communist Party in Kerala, – - Volume 38 Issue 1 - Robin Jeffrey Subaltern Modernity: Kerala, the Eastern Theatre of Resistance in the Global South. Sociology, Vol. 51, Issue. 1, p. Indian Year Book.

      Matriliny among Mappilas (henceforth, Mappila matriliny) is specific in their practice of matriliny and matrilocality. Matriliny implied that relationships were traced through the mother, and inheritance is traced through women; while men of the household had rights to a share of the family property only while living in it (cf. Arunima, ). Matrilineality is the tracing of kinship through the female line. It may also correlate with a social system in which each person is identified with their matriline – their mother's lineage – and which can involve the inheritance of property and/or titles. A matriline is a line of descent from a female ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening.

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: An investigation of sexual politics and social change amongst the population of rural Malaysia, this text explores the links between gender, "adat perpatih" (the matrilineal customary law), and developments in the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan.

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Matriliny is a way of reckoning kinship descent and belonging through the female line. This entry discusses some of the forms matrilineal kinship may take in practice before considering how anthropologists have understood matriliny since the mid-twentieth century.

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Based on extensive fieldwork, this book links important anthropological theories on personhood, perspectives, transactions, and gift-exchanges together with the Gestaltkreis theory of Viktor von Weizsäcker.

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Furthermore it describes conceptual orientations that are important among economic anthropologists Missing: Matriliny. Media and Modernity: Communications, Women and the State in India by Robin Jeffrey (New Delhi: Permanent Black), ; ppRs Essays on Politics, Matriliny and the Media in Kerala: | Economic and Political Weekly.

WOMEN IN ASIA Maila Stivens did postgraduate work in Anthropology at Sydney University and at the London School of Economics.

She has carried out research on middle class kinship in Sydney, on gender, 'matriliny' and development in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, on modernity, work and family among the new Malay. India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach.

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