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conjugal

of the marriage relationship. It is also becoming common to use the term to describe a longterm relationship between individuals who are not married.
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But AIDS as a kgang of conjugality, a crisis in the making of selves and of families, can be addressed on those terms.
The textual analysis reveals how the synergy of patriarchy and religion reinforces cultural violence against women by legitimizing the repressive structure of conjugality and widowhood.
This essay provides an overview of the arguments of my current book manuscript, tentatively titled "Brand-Name Capitalism, the Rise of Professional Advertising and the Making of Modern Conjugality in Western India, 1918-45", under contract with the University of Washington Press (expected publication date 2019).
Topics such as divorce, single parenthood, autonomy in relation to conjugality and reproduction, and the redefinition of gender roles and marital roles have also contributed to changes in the way family and marriage are perceived by society, also analyzed from a heteronormative perspective.
The second section draws on the interpretation of Gen 3:20 and Matt 19:3-12, wherein the author discerns the presence of the imago Dei, in a Trinitarian sense, in the creation of human as male and female, the capacity of both to love, to be loved and to form a loving union, the nuptial bond--a reinterpretation, in a new anthropological light, of classical perceptions of conjugality as a union whose intimacy, strength and lastingness mirrors the union of soul and body.
In foregrounding this (neo)-Malthusian framework, she rejected a radical critique of sexual norms and argued instead that birth control would support earlier marriage and a more genuinely monogamous conjugality.
This issue has arisen in the Canadian and Australian immigration contexts more generally, where the definition of conjugality does not always extend to the type of relationships developed and sustained by same-sex couples.
These reasons allow it to be considered as an adequate choice for research in the field of romantic relationships and conjugality in general and for the assessment of therapeutic and psychoeducational interventions.
As we have seen, the distinction [between types of spouses] continues to exist in the context of relations between the spouses themselves, within their conjugal relationship, where there is still a will to preserve the possibility of choosing between various types of conjugality" at para 250).