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Closeness and distance in Pakistani transnational cousin marriage

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Original languageEnglish
JournalFamilies, Relationships and Societies
Early online date13 Oct 2018
DateAccepted/In press - 4 Sep 2018
DateE-pub ahead of print (current) - 13 Oct 2018


Marriages between British Pakistanis and Pakistani nationals are common, and often take place between cousins (or more distant relatives). Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Britain and Pakistani, I consider the various ways in which issues of closeness and distance - in terms of geography, kinship and emotion - are negotiated in these kinds of marriages.

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