ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Muslim Kinship in Dravidian Milieu

This study explores the institutions of kinship and marriage in a Karnataka Muslim community. In this region though Muslims retain their separate identity by following their own customs and practices, using their own language and maintaining strict endogamy and commensal restrictions, there is clear tendency on their part to fall in line with the local dominant non-Muslim socio-cultural practices.

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