Variations on a Theme

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 2003 | ISBN: 9780520236615
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520937505 | DOI:
Variations on a Theme

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This chapter considers the kinds of couples who decide to forgo the lavish wedding, which includes couples who have family conflict, gay and lesbian partners, and even long-married husbands and wives who want to renew their vows. It takes a look at some of the “alternative” weddings, most of which have some elements of a lavish wedding.

Keywords: alternative weddings; renewal of vows; lesbian partners; family conflict

Chapter.  12563 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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