Malay kinship and marriage in Singapore by Judith Djamour

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Published by University of London, Athlone Press in [London] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Malays (Asian people),
  • Kinship

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SeriesLondon School of Economics. Monographs on social anthropology -- no. 21., Monographs on social anthropology -- no. 21., HRAF -- 139.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination151 p.
Number of Pages151
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Open LibraryOL16807851M

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It is nonetheless an important contribution to social anthropology and discusses, as its central topic, the instability of Malay by: After an introductory chapter on the structure of Singapore Malay society in gen- eral, Dr. Djamour treats successively kinship, the household, marriage, the birth, adoption, and socialization of children, and divorce.

The variety of forms of adoption and the vital role they play in Malay family organization, not only in supplying chil-Author: Richard E. Downs. About Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore. 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.

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Asia will welcome Judith D j amour's excellent study of Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore. The book, with a companion volume entitled Chinese Family and Marriage in Singapore, authored by her husband, Maurice Freedman, offers the historian, the social anthro-pologist and the economist a significant new body of data and a.

The book takes its departure from the argument developed in Dr Djamour's earlier work, Malay Kinship and Mamage in Singapore (Athlone Press, ; paperback edition ), Malay kinship and marriage in Singapore book discusses the effect of recent attempts to promote the stability of Muslim marriage.

CHINESE KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE IN SINGAPORE by Maurice Freedman that Baba Malay was the business language of Singapore, Penang, and the a book on the Chinese surnames.

Tan refers, p. 3, to the misunderstandings which may arise because of the different pronunciations of the same surnames. Stressing the difficulty. The matrimonial law of Singapore categorizes marriages contracted in Singapore into two categories: civil marriages and Muslim marriages.

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The roles of women in economic production, particularly in rice cultivation and commerce, and also the considerable literature on marriage, divorce, and family structure were also reviewed.

Like the many meaningful and age-old traditions in Chinese weddings, traditional Islamic marriage rites celebrating the Malay culture make up a Malay wedding. If you’re familiar with Malay weddings, you may find some of these practices similar to Chinese wedding traditions or those of other religions while some are unique to Malay weddings.

Janet Carsten offers an original and very personal investigation of the nature of kinship in Malaysia, based upon her own experience as a foster daughter in a family on the island of Langkawi.

She shows that Malay kinship is a process, not a state: it is determined partly by birth, but also throughout life by living together and sharing food/5.

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Read this book on Questia. My assignment in Singapore was based upon recommendations embodied in paragraphs 53 and 54 of Professor Raymond Firth Report on Social Science Research in was originally intended that the study of Chinese family should be carried out in the Federation of Malaya with an initial enquiry in Malacca; but, for reasons apparently.

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Read. Publishing History Social life and customs, Accessible book, Family, Protected DAISY, History, Social conditions, Families. An American Anthropologist, Judith Jamour spent two years of field work in the villages and the urban city to publish a book titled “Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore.” This short version is based on kinship and social change.

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London: Athlone Press. the reference book. Djamour, Judith Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore, London: Athlone Press, ; Gibson-Hill, C. A., The Orang Laut Of The Singapore River and the Sampan Panjang, Singapore: Malayan Branch, Royal Asiatic Society, Hadijah Rahmat, Kilat Senja: Sejarah Sosial dan Budaya Kampung-Kampung di Singapura, H S Yang Publishing Pte Ltd.

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Article. Jul ; THE STRUCTURE OF SINGAPORE MALAY SOCIETY 3 2. KINSHIP 23 3. THE HOUSEHOLD 52 4. Marriage, Family, and Kinship Marriage. While many Malays have ancestors who came from other parts of the Malay archipelago, Singapore does have a native ethnic Malay community.

And the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan is not in January-February, at least not every year. The starts and ends of Ramadan varies from year to year, always about. Marriage, Family, and Kinship Marriage.

Even with significant changes in marriage practices, weddings reveal the sharp differences in Malaysian society. There are two ways to marry: registering the union with the government; and joining in marriage before a religious authority.

Malay weddings are a grand affair, the most important part of Malay wedding is the Bersanding where the couple is seated next to each other on a sofa called the Pelamin. This is a mark of approval and blessing. Loved ones and guests sprinkle the couple with scented water and yellow rice.

The guests are given a Bunga Telur, an ornamented egg /5(32). Typically, he is the woman’s father. In the event her father is dead, her closest male agnate shall be her wali. Refer to Djamour, J. Malay kinship and marriage in Singapore. Oxford: Berg. 67 8 Hedges, P.

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Marriage in Singapore (a) and Judith’s Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore (Djamour ). Subsequent fieldwork took the Freedmans to Indonesia in and to Hong Kong and Singapore in Freedman’s academic career is quickly summarized.

He returned from Singapore to take up, in Januarya lectureship inCited by: 1. Two reports were submitted to the colonial government of Singapore in and were subsequently published as monographs under titles Chinese Family and Marriage in Singapore () and Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore ().

Maurice returned from Singapore to take up a lectureship at LSE in January The couple conducted field research in Singapore from January to Novemberwith the sponsorship of the Colonial Social Science Research Council. Judith’s research focus was Malay family life and her investigations in Singapore resulted in two monographs, Malay Kinship and Marriage in Singapore () and The Muslim Matrimonial Court.Marriage and Divorce among Malays in Singapore: ‘Nurture’ Rather than ‘Nature’ as Key to Building Intact and Resilient Families.

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