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dc.contributor.authorZainal, Humairahen
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-07T03:52:17Zen
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-06T22:34:10Z-
dc.date.available2019-11-07T03:52:17Zen
dc.date.available2019-12-06T22:34:10Z-
dc.date.issued2018en
dc.identifier.citationZainal, H. (2018). Intersectional identities : influences of religion, race, and gender on the intimate relationships of single Singaporean Malay-Muslim women. Marriage & Family Review, 54(4), 351-373. doi:10.1080/01494929.2017.1414725en
dc.identifier.issn0149-4929en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/107564-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/50362en
dc.description.abstractStudies on rising singlehood in Asia have largely focused on the economic dimension. This article widens that lens by examining how religious beliefs influence single Singaporean women’s views toward marriage. Applying the intersectional paradigm expands our understanding of how religion maintains or challenges cultural norms as well as gendered and racial meanings. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 27 unmarried Malay-Muslim Singaporean women, it argues that instead of conceptualizing religion as a barrier that hinders the formation of intimate relationships, we can better understand its role in terms of how single Malay-Muslim women appropriate it to negotiate cultural constraints that limit their ability to tie the knot. The research bears important implications on how cultural and religious forces affect marriage patterns in multicultural and multireligious societies.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesMarriage & Family Reviewen
dc.rightsThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Marriage & Family Review on 07 Feb 2018, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi:10.1080/01494929.2017.1414725.en
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociology::Family, marriage and womenen
dc.subjectCultureen
dc.subjectIntersectionalityen
dc.titleIntersectional identities : influences of religion, race, and gender on the intimate relationships of single Singaporean Malay-Muslim womenen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciencesen
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/01494929.2017.1414725en
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