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THE PHYSICAL SETTING
Household Type Caste and Landed Property
Neolocality and the Care of Aged Parents
FAMILY AND KINSHIP IN THE URBAN
affinal agnates alley arranged Arya Samaj attend Bania Brahman bride brother caste ceremony close conjugal home consanguineal considered cook courtyard daughter dowry educated elder endogamy exogamy extended family extended household father father-in-law fictive fictive kinship friends Ganeshnagar and Kalyanpuri gift girl gotra groom Hindi Hindu husband income Indian joint family Kayastha kinship system kinsmen land latrine male marriage married couple meals Meerut District middle-class mohalla residents mother Muslim natal home nearby neigh neighborhood neighbors neolocal residence normally nuclear family nuclear households observe parda occupation older one's parents particularly patrilocal residence pattern percent polygyny Punjab rarely refer relationship relatives rent resi ritual rural areas share sister sitting room social sons status taking-giving tenants tions traditional unmarried urban household urbanites usually Uttar Pradesh village wedding white-collar widowed wife wife's wives woman women X X X xxx xxx xxx young younger