TITLE

What price a wedding?

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Karen
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Middle East;Jun2000, Issue 302, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines efforts by officials in the United Arab Emirates to discourage young Emiratis from marrying foreign nationals, blaming mixed marriages for a significant rise in divorce levels in all the Persian Gulf states. Reason for Emirati bachelors' increasing unwillingness to marry local women; Rise in wedding costs and dowries; Creation of the Marriage Fund to help bachelors cover such costs.
ACCESSION #
3241681

 

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