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  • Arranged Marriages

    Arranged marriages in India For this paper I decided to research the practice of arranged marriages in the south Asian country of India, something that bas been considered a norm within their culture and society for years. It seems crazy to think about an arranged marriage, probably because I grew up in a society where it is not a norm. It is frowned upon to get married to someone whom we don 't actually love, yet people in India do it all the time. 95 percent of India 's marriages were arranged and according to a 2012 study, 74 percent of Indian people actually prefer arranged marriages over freely chosen marriages. It is certainly a much debated subject among different cultures because each might view the insitution of marriage…

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  • Benefits Of Arranged Marriages

    Do you know how many arranged marriages that are taking place currently throughout the world? According to Statistics Brain, “there are between 53 percent and 55 percent of arranged marriages in the world.” (Arranged/Forced Marriages Statistics) Arrange marriages are marriages or marital unions that are determined usually by the grooms and bride’s parents and family. These marriages are formed usually before a real relationship to get to know the person. Also arranged marriages are mostly forced…

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  • Arranged Marriage Essay

    discussion has focused around gender, race, sexuality, class, nationality, religion and age. Through multiple articles, documentaries and videos found on the Internet along with the book So Long A Letter and our textbook International Perspectives On Women the class has learned how exactly these characteristics can affect a women throughout the world. One of the concepts the class has focused on so far is the concept of an arranged marriage. Within the first book we had to read, So Long A…

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  • The Benefits Of Arranged Marriage

    “How is it possible to marry a stranger?” asked a woman who accompanied Mr.Shad Imam on his flight back to America.The very question has popped up in his a mind few years back, but now almost 6 years into his marriage, he cannot imagine being with somebody other than his wife selected by his parents. Just like Mr. Shad Imam, there are plenty of young people in the world whose acceptance of arranged marriage has restored the traditional values and customs back to the modern society.Although the…

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  • Arranged Marriage Ethics

    term "arranged marriage" in the west can incite a plethora of responses. Some believe an arranged marriage is a set up for failure since you cannot choose your spouse and are forced to marry the person your parents choose for you. Others believe that loveless marriages are unethical. However, it seems that a vast majority of people believe that an arranged marriage is synonymous with forced marriage. It is because of this that the practice is seen as a savage. Asia is one of the places the…

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  • The Importance Of Arranged Marriage

    people find it incomprehensible to have an arranged marriage. An arranged marriage is a marriage that is planned by the family, mainly the parents or guardians of the bride and groom, who have little or no say in the arrangement (Oxford Dictionary). Although in modern day society, arranged marriage is not as dominant as it was in the past due to social change, it still exists in many areas of the world today. Often times marriages are arranged due to religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds,…

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  • Arranged Marriages In India

    sometimes the option to choose your desired spouse is not available. This research analysis will discuss the generalized notion of what love is and how it’s often misinterpreted. Then present a brief discussion about the arranged marriage prepositions many Indians live with…

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  • Arranged Marriage Analysis

    Arranged marriage, as crazy as it sounds is a tradition in India. Many would argue against such tradition saying it immoral to force your child to marry someone whom they know nothing about. That’s exactly what Nanda went to go figure out on her ethnographic study in India, is arranged marriage as immoral as it sounds. Before beginning her ethnographic study Nanda already has a bias towards arranged marriages, saying “it was contrary to everything I believed about the importance of romantic love…

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  • Compare And Contrast Marriage And Arranged Marriage

    and similarities between free choice marriages in the U.S. and arranged marriages in India. Concepts that will be looked at with greater detail are: how love emerges and marital happiness in India, wellness and satisfaction in both India and the U.S., mate selection among younger generations, and how social institutions affect the decision of arranged marriage among the youth. These two cultures both have very different beliefs and ideas on how marriage works properly. The research being done…

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  • Love Marriage Vs Arranged Marriage

    companionship. Marriage is viewed as personal fulfillment rather than obligation to one another. In India their is strong emphasis on family unity, tradition, and gender role associated with companionship. Love and romance are universal terms, however the meaning differs between the East and West. Dating is a process in which two individuals develop an intimate relationship. In India and the United States both…

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