Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore

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Dr. Djamour spent two years in Singapore, both in the city and in a Malay fishing village, and her first-hand account draws a lively and sympathetic picture of behaviour within the family and between kinsmen. It is nonetheless an important contribution to social anthropology and discusses, as its central topic, the instability of Malay marriage. The causes and consequences of this phenomenon, which involve social, economic, and psychological considerations, are analysed in some detail. The social picture which emerges has ...

Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore 2004, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845200053

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Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore 1965, The Athlone Press

ISBN-13: 9780485196214

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