Attitude towards marriage among Indians in Seremban estate, Negeri Sembilan / Nirmala Somasundram

Nirmala , Somasundram (1988) Attitude towards marriage among Indians in Seremban estate, Negeri Sembilan / Nirmala Somasundram. Undergraduates thesis, Universiti Malaya.

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    Marriage is a universal act performed by all human race. This graduation exercise is an attempt to explain the attitude of the estate Indians (especially among Indian women) towards marriage. This research consists of five chapters. Chapter I contains information on an introduction objective and scope of research, research methodology, problems of research and finally the importance of this research. Chapter II touches on theories with reference to the Indian's lifestyles and roles in an estate. Besides this, various concepts were also looked at in connection with this study. For example, concepts on marriage, attitude, family, dowry and divorce. Chapter III, the setting of Seremban Estate which included the location and historical background, demographic structure, settlement patterns and facilities, hierarchy and types of plantation were discussed. Chapter IV, touches on the marriage patterns in Seremban estate. In connection to this various family patterns and ritual w ere stressed. For example, the biodata of the respondents, their marriage background, relationship with their own families, in-laws and parents, dowry, marriage, childbirth and puberty rituals and finally divorce were stressed. In Chapter V, that is the conclusion, an analysis of previous chapters will be given. An attempt to explain the changes in various aspects of marriage and life after marriage will also be included.

    Item Type: Thesis ( Undergraduates)
    Additional Information: Academic Exercise (Bachelor’s Degree) – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 1987/1988.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marriage; Indian; Seremban estate; Relationship; In-laws
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
    H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Dept of Anthropology & Sociology
    Depositing User: Mr Mohd Safri Tahir
    Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2022 11:25
    Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 11:25

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