Pasupathi and reading 13

Pasupathi and reading 13 - Autumn Constance Pasupathi...

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Autumn Constance Pasupathi Article Arranged Marriages can be viewed with denying individual choice and being oppressive. Article attributes rising rates of suicide in china and Pakistan with arranged marriages. Even though this is true countries that allow both alternatives don’t always see choice preferred. Not all arranged marriage include bride viewings or child marriages. Arranged marriage is practiced in 80% of cultures outside the western sphere. These marriages encourage less input for the women, have greater inequities of power and reflect practices of treating women like property. This used to be common in the western world among the wealthy and is still practiced in Hasidic Jews and immigrant Hindus. There are variations among cultures in procedure and the role of the perspective spouse. There has been a movement away from traditions that treat women as property. There are differences and similarities between arranged and love marriages.
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