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Bridewealth and Female Consent: Marriage Disputes in African Courts, Gusiiland, Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)
From the early 1940s Gusiiland (Kenya) underwent a series of transformations that pushed bridewealth to unheralded levels. As a result, many young couples could not afford a proper marriage and eloped. Some fathers forced ...
relationship status, health, and health behavior: an examination of cohabiters and commuters
(University of California Press, 2010)
A large amount of literature on relationship status, health, and health behavior indicates that marriage conveys health benefits. This literature, however, devotes relatively little attention to two theoretically interesting ...