Citations with the tag: ARRANGED marriage

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  • Can a liberal society tolerate eastern culture?
    Dalrymple, Theodore // New Statesman; 10/23/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4408, p28 

    Argues that arranged marriages test multicultural ideals to the limit. Practice of arranged marriage among Indian communities in Great Britain; Criticisms on the western culture; Problems suffered by young women who were forced to marry their own kind.

  • United Kingdom Cracks Down on Asian Forced Marriages.
    Dalrymple, Theodore // Women's International Network News; Autumn99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p41 

    Announces the drive of the government of Great Britain to prevent forced marriage. Supporters of the move; Duties of the working group assigned; Information on forced marriage.

  • Introduction to the Symposium on Gender Equality and Cultural Justice.
    Baumeister, Andrea // Res Publica (13564765); Aug2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p145 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Monica Mookherjee on the concept of autonomy in relation with arranged marriages, and another on self-determination.

  • Waiting.
    Jin, Ha // World & I; May2000, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p237 

    Deals with the story of a Chinese couple who had been applying for a divorce but to no avail due to the indecisiveness of the wife. Implications of pre-arranged marriage in China; Status of women in the country.

  • The Perfect groom part II.
    Manikandan, Sumeetha // Asian Pacific Post; 4/24/2014, p10 

    No abstract available.

  • Arranged marriage not working.
    Mitchell, Wayne; Mitchell, Tamara // Hub (Hay River, NT); 4/25/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p12 

    An answer to a question related to problems faced by arranged marriage couples is presented.

  • 'Not a womanly woman. definitely not marriage material. Won't grow long hair, ever.'.
    Mitchell, Wayne; Mitchell, Tamara // India Today; 4/6/2015, p1 

    The article offers information on a Bangalore, India, girl Indhuja Pillai, whose marriage curriculum vitae on to counter the one put up by her parents on a marriage website, has brought home the realization that the days of the old-fashioned arranged marriage might just be over.

  • An Arranged Marriage (Book Review).
    Matzdorff, Susanne M. // LJ: Library Journal; 3/1/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p504 

    Reviews the book 'An Arranged Marriage,' by Inge Trachtenberg.

  • Resistance to Arranged Marriage among Nubian Youth: Ideology and Changing Times.
    Jennings, Anne M. // Northeast African Studies; 2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p13 

    Focuses on changes in the custom of arranged marriage among the Nubians in Egypt. Role of mothers in arranging marriages for their children; Alternative ways sought by Nubian youth to change the marriage practices; Actions of women who opposed arranged marriages.

  • Britain: Forced marriages for Asian women.
    Jennings, Anne M. // Off Our Backs; Dec99, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p3 

    Focuses on forced marriages for Asian women in Great Britain as of December 1999. British government agencies' reluctance to deal with the issue; Asian parents' efforts to force their daughters into arranged marriages.

    White, James M. // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, preceding p138 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the constraint of parental time, child rearing and arranged marriages.

  • Parallel Brides.
    Ersen, Mustafa Turker // Natural History; May2002, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p72 

    Describes a reciprocal marriage arrangement called a berdel in southeastern Turkey. Ethnic groups who practice berdel; Discussion on its political and economic advantages; Details of the actual exchange of brides.

  • Arranged Marriages.
    Ahluwalia, Jasbina // India Currents; Nov2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p61 

    The article provides an answer to a question of having a life partner through an arranged marriage.

  • Lessons from a loveless marriage.
    Bouras, Gillian // Eureka Street; 9/24/2010, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p8 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of entering into arranged marriages.

  • Japan's changing marriage market.
    Bouras, Gillian // Market: Asia Pacific; Dec2004, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p4 

    Reports on the change in the marriage patterns and family tradition in Japan in 2004. Percentage of arranged marriages in Japan; Background on arranged marriages; Influence of the U.S. culture on Japanese family traditions; Increase in household formation in Japan.

  • Book reviews: Fiction.
    Allen, Kimberly G. // Library Journal; 6/15/1995, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p97 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage,' by Chitra Divakaruni.

  • Arranged Marriage.
    Mukherjee, Yajnaseni // International Journal on Multicultural Literature; Jan2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p104 

    The poem "Arranged Marriage," by Yajnaseni Mukherjee is presented. Last Line: Two meetings; Last Line: A communion of souls occurred.

  • Choosing love, summoning lust.
    LEDGER, BRENT // Xtra (Toronto); 1/15/2009, Issue 632, p15 

    The article focuses on the idea of arranged marriages.

  • Adult books: Fiction: General fiction.
    Seaman, Donna // Booklist; Jul95, Vol. 91 Issue 21, p1860 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage,' by Chitra Divakaruni.

  • The Arranged Marriage.
    Friman, Alice // Boulevard; Fall2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p102 

    Presents the poem "The Arranged Marriage," by Alice Friman. First Line: It's a good thing Eden was slated; Last Line: to suffice, being, at last, he who said it.

  • The Waiter Was Wired.
    Mackinnon, Ian // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 7/14/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 2, p61 

    Discusses arranged marriages in India. Parents who have hired private detectives to watch their children; Children who are engaging in activities that are taboo for a traditional Indian family; Reaction of children.

  • The Waiter Was Wired.
    Mackinnon, Ian // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 7/14/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 2, p50 

    Discusses arranged marriages in India. Parents who have hired private detectives to watch their children; Children who are engaging in activities that are taboo for a traditional Indian family; Reaction of children.

  • The Matching Game.
    Roach, Elizabeth V. // Skipping Stones; Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p23 

    The article focuses on the practice of arranged marriages in Japan. The author provides information on the life of Sakura, whose marriage has been arranged by her parents. She mentions that Sakura is a child of the Royal Court of Japan and lives in the Castle of Peace, along with her family. She...

  • A Woman of Old China.
    Dan Yu // Teen Ink; Oct2002, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p33 

    The article offers information about the life of the author's grandmother in China. At the age of 71-years-old, the author's grandmother is considered a woman of old China who has experienced various wars and the invasion of Japan. His grandmother had an arranged marriage with his grandfather....

  • Arranged Marriage.
    MEHTA, DIANE // AGNI; 1999, Issue 49, p133 

    The poem "Arranged Marriage," by Diane Mehta is presented. First Line: Hot sky: glare modifies the horizon where Asia rises; Last Line: or another, every woman is a kind of hieroglyph.

  • Love comes later.
    MEHTA, DIANE // Finance Week; 11/8/2004, p15 

    Focuses on the existence of Eastern tradition of arranged marriages in India. Rate of arranged marriages in the country; Importance of the consensus between the families; Beneficiaries of the practice.

  • Is marital bliss now hit or miss?
    MEHTA, DIANE // Eastern Eye; 7/24/2015, Issue 1312, p28 

    The article reports on the struggle of several British Asian women to find a husband due to the lack of men, who prefer brides from the subcontinent, according to matrimonial agency Suman Marriage Bureau.

  • Book Review: Adult book for young adults.
    Jones, Trevelyn E.; Toth, Luann // School Library Journal; Dec95, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p142 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage,' by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

  • Word of mouth.
    Havens, Shirley E. // Library Journal; 12/1/1995, Vol. 120 Issue 20, p192 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage,' by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

  • Young Muslims hit the web for marriage.
    Manzoor, Sarfraz // New Statesman; 11/5/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4869, p25 

    In this article the author describes issues surrounding the marriage plans of Muslim men in Great Britain. According to the author educated Muslims of the professional class are not willing to accept the traditional process of an arranged marriage and have turned to the Internet to find suitable...

  • Forecasts: Fiction.
    Steinberg, Sybil S. // Publishers Weekly; 6/5/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 23, p53 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage,' by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

    GROSE, JESSICA // New York; 9/17/2012, Vol. 45 Issue 29, p13 

    The article offers insight on the culture and lives of members of the Unification Church, also called Moonies, including arranged marriages and children living in dormitories overseen by guardians and not with their parents.

  • Reviews.
    Sethi, Robbie Clipper // Studies in Short Fiction; Spring96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p287 

    Reviews the book `Arranged Marriage: Stories,' by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

  • On the likelihood of finding the right partner in an arranged marriage.
    Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. // Journal of Socio-Economics; 2001, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p273 

    Although arranged marriages have been around for quite a while, the economics literature has paid scant attention to the nature of decision making in such marriages. Consequently, very little is known about the utility of traditional methods of decision making in arranged marriages. Given this...

    Macey, Marie // Pakistan Journal of Women's Studies; 2008, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p1 

    In this article I examine the question of whether the thousands of marriages that take place every year between British and Pakistani (Mirpuri) citizens are arranged or forced. I locate the issue within the framework of current domestic and international law on human rights and the ideological...

  • UK: Forced Marriages of Asian Women-A Conspiracy of Silence.
    Macey, Marie // Women's International Network News; Autumn99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p64 

    Reports on forced marriages of British Asian women. Factors that conceal forced marriages; Comments from Ann Cryer, Labour Member of Parliament in Great Britain; Forms of pressure that women undergo to marry the man of their parent's choice.

  • UK: Asian Parents Will be Prosecuted for Forced Marriages.
    Macey, Marie // Women's International Network News; Autumn99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p64 

    Reports that British High Court Judge Justice Singer ruled that Asian parents will be prosecuted for forced marriages of their British Asian children. Information on child abduction; Duty of social workers; Details on the ruling.

    Macey, Marie // Marie Claire (US Edition); Jun2006, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p29 

    The article shares the memories of various readers of their wedding dresses. A general manager in an IT-company in Kanzawa, Japan, says that she and her husband decided to have a traditional ceremony and she wore a kimono on her wedding night. A teacher from Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka says that she...

  • Trading in Wives in Yang Yi's 'Wan-chan': Crossing the order of China/Japan.
    Hartley, Barbara // Intersections; Jul2008, Issue 17, p3 

    The article elaborates the narrative "Wan-chan," by Yang Yi, that focuses on trading in wives. Wan-chan is a 40-year-old Chinese woman who after experiencing infidelity from her husband went to Japan and approached local marriage agencies who provide arranged marriages to Chinese brides. The...

  • Love, Arranged Marriage, and the Indian Social Structure.
    Gupta, Girt Raj // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Spring76, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p75 

    This paper examines the concepts of "romantic love" and "conjugal love" and their relationship to arranged marriage in the Indian social system. The family system, though it is pervasive in all social systems, represents unique features of a particular society and its ongoing changes which...

    White, James M. // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; May/Jun2013, Vol. 44 Issue 3, preceding p270 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the notion of family events as phenomenological markers in time and place, the association of divorce with norms of family obligations, and the practice of arranged marriage in the...

  • A Wedding Every 20 Minutes.
    Reed, J. D.; Tansman, Alan // Time; 12/6/1982, Vol. 120 Issue 23, p89 

    The article reports on the increased elaborate wedding ceremonies in Japan. The authors cite the wedding of architect Koji Takahashi wherein guests offered hard cash as gift. They also emphasize that arranged marriage is still prevalent, as marriage counselor Yasukatsu Aoki explains that...

    Gill, Aisha // Community Care; 10/27/2005, Issue 1596, p36 

    This article criticizes forced marriages in ethnic minority communities in Great Britain. Many women from some ethnic minority groups and a smaller number of men enter marriage without any say in the matter. For instance, many immigrant women subject to domestic abuse, forced marriages and...

  • Modern matchmaking: Hindu Ways of Arranging Marriages, Traditional and Contemporary.
    Gill, Aisha // Hinduism Today; Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p40 

    The article presents information on how marriages are arranged among Hindus. In arranging a marriage, the families consult astrologers to find a match. Before the wedding, the bride and groom each write a covenant, pledging loyalty to one another. On the wedding day, members of both families...

    Santhiveeran, Janaki // Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping; Winter2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p26 

    The article explains how arranged marriage is an integral part of an Indian family, describes how marriages are arranged and offers explanations for the acceptance of arranged marriages by educated women of Indian origin. In India, marriage is regarded to be a happy union of families, a source...

  • Social and Demographic Correlates of Consanguineous Marriages in South India.
    Driver, Edwin D.; Driver, Aloo E. // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Summer88, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p229 

    Interviews with a random sample of households resident in metropolitan Madras in 1966 revealed that many women, of the different age cohorts, married consanguineously. Most often these women married men who were defined by their communities as the most preferred types of mates -- mother's...

  • Evolution of Sikh Family Form and Values in Rural California: Continuity and Change 1904-1980.
    La Brack, Bruce // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Summer88, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p287 

    This article examines changes in Punjabi Sikh family form and its' underlying value structure as it evolved over an eight decade period in California. Starting with the arrival of Sikh laborers on the West Coast of North America in 1904, the piper traces difficult adjustment period which saw...

  • Australia: Indian gay student granted asylum.
    La Brack, Bruce // Philadelphia Gay News; 5/ 2/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p21 

    The article reports on the 25-year-old gay Indian student, who was forced by his family into an arranged marriage, was granted asylum by the Australian government in April 2014.

    Thorpe, Helen // Marie Claire (US Edition); Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p148 

    Focuses on the prevalence of polygamous marriages in Salt Lake City, Utah. Experiences of Laura Chapman with the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Lack of support from government agencies; Risks of kidnapping charges in rescuing underage girls in arranged marriages. ...

    Chatterjee, Chhanda // Golden Research Thoughts; Mar2014, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p1 

    Marriage is a social union or legal contract between individuals that creates kinship. In the Indian classical myths, we find that marriage is a sacred relationship between two individuals. The relationship between a couple is essentially a relationship of the souls. In the ancient Indian...

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