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  Arranged marriage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In this rare form of arranged marriage, if the child refuses the choice, he or she may be disowned or punished (in rare cases, killed).
Motivating factors for such a marriage tend to be social or economic, i.e., the interests of the family or community that are served by the marriage are seen as paramount, and the will of the individual is insignificant.
Arranged marriage proponents dismiss this argument on the basis that it is pure scholarly speculation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arranged_marriage   (2775 words)

 Arranged marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
An arranged marriage is a marriage where the marital partners are chosen others based on considerations other than the mutual attraction of the partners.
Arranged marriage was common in many countries the 19th century (and is still the in use in some areas) but an number of young people today refuse arranged
Arranged marriage is still commonly practiced in Indian Subcontinent (India Pakistan and Bangladesh as of 2003).
www.freeglossary.com /Arranged_marriage   (730 words)

 Arranged Marriages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
We strive on the element of danger, of the forbidden, while an arranged marriage is usually a safe way to ensure a family's approval of a union.
Arranged marriages are commonplace in a number of countries, such as Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Japan and India.
To deny an arranged marriage is seen as a sign of disrespect toward the family.
www.internationalwoman.net /arrangedmarriages.htm   (543 words)

 Term Paper on Arranged Marriage
The first being a marriage based on love, and the second; a marriage arranged by a third party (usually the parents).
Although an arranged marriage differs from a marriage based on love in the after marriage life and husband-wife relationship, the principal differences lie in mate selection and social implications.
The arranged marriage is a contract between families, but not between individuals.
www.swiftpapers.com /essay/Arranged_Marriage-110061.html   (180 words)

 Arranged Marriages and Dowry System of India
Marriages formed out of love AKA "love marriages" do happen in India but it is not the norm.
Since marriage is one of the most important decisions a person will ever make and because divorce is not accepted among most Indians, it is imperative that the marriage choice is carefully thought out and planned.
A good match for a very poor family might be marriage of their daughter into a slightly better financed family or a good match for a middle income family might be finding a husband that is a doctor or engineer.
www.pardesiservices.com /tradition/arrangedmarg.asp   (1473 words)

 Rahul's Arranged Marriage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rahul's Arranged Marriage, is a 2005 short film starring Anurag, Anita, Devika Mathur, Abhishek, Jyoti Rana and Sumeet and directed by Anant Mathur.
Shrivastava (Anurag) is trying arrange the marriage of his son Rahul (Sumeet) with the daughter of his friend Mr.
Rahul is a modern man and doesn' believe in the concept of arranged marriages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rahul's_Arranged_Marriage   (181 words)

 Aryashaadi.com - Love Marriage Vs. Arranged Marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The concept of love marriage was a taboo in ancient India as India always had a tradition of arranged marriages.
It is argued that love marriages offer more independence and freedom as compared to arranged marriages since both of them knows each other so the social pressure and family pressure is less.
In love marriages expectations are more compared to arrange marriages, as they know each other and want their partner to act in the best possible manner.
www.aryashaadi.com /UserArticle/Article/love_vs_arranged.aspx   (948 words)

 Procrastination: Arranged Marriage
It encompasses a lot of different varieties: the harshest arranged marriages are almost forced upon the bride or groom while the most liberal ones start with just an introduction of the coouple through their parents and the rest is up to the couple.
Arranged marriages in Islam involve both the seeking and approval of a potential partner by a child’s parents, and the agreement of both children* (male and female) to marry.
Arranged marriages are when parents find a guy/girl, and introduce their child to them, however the child has a say in it and can agree/disagree.
www.zackvision.com /weblog/2003/06/arranged-marriage.html   (15370 words)

 Arranged Marriage
In a love marriage the couple get to know each other without introduction from a third-party such as go-betweens, friends, or their parents, although an introduction by a common friend which later leads to marriage can still be considered as a (qualified) love match.
The basic difference between a love marriage and an arranged marriage is that, in a love marriage the boy and the girl have had sufficient time to get to know each other during the days of their courtship.
In view of this situation in case of love marriage, while affection begins at the time of their meetings, in the case of arranged marriages love and affection commences after marriage.
www.mangalyam.com /arranged_marriage.htm   (397 words)

 Love marriage vs Arranged marriage
Love Marriage: It is a throwaway type of prototype as client requirements rises with time thus it is a dynamic system and difficult to maintain.
Arranged Marriage: You are a team member under project leader parents so they are responsible for successful execution of project Married life.
Love Marriage: Client expectations include exciting feature as spouse cooking food, washing clothes etc. Arranged Marriage: All these features are covered in the SRS as required features.
www.path2usa.com /articles/archive/submitted/article_submitted_4.htm   (246 words)

 Advice on addiction, Direct Answers from Wayne and Tamara
Some people argue that arranged marriages are more successful than freely chosen ones, but it is not a fair comparison.
Arranged marriage is often enforced by the threat of expulsion from the family, the social group, and the culture.
Then decide whether being pushed into a marriage by your parents is an act of love on their part, or simply the desire to have their own way.
www.wayneandtamara.com /topicarranged.htm   (1298 words)

 Arranged marriages
Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians.
No matter how westernised our country may have become, arranged marriages are still how a majority of the weddings in our country are carried out.
The first stage is the search for horoscopes - through friends, marriage brokers as well as the horoscope matching centres, parents start procuring the horoscopes of eligible boys / girls.
www.kalyanam.com /background/arranged.asp   (282 words)

 The Parent-Child Relationship During an Arranged Marriage
The parent-child relationship of a family going through an arranged marriage process is more likely to be disturbed than the parent-child relationship of a family that is not going through an arranged marriage process.
I consider an arranged marriage — my independent variable — a legal wedlock between two people who were introduced by their parents and whose wedding details, such as date, place, and guests, were organized by the parents.
Secondly, once the marriage is arranged, the child will be more concerned about corresponding with his/her spouse, or soon to be spouse, than s/he would be interested in maintaining the relationship with his/her parents.
lirim98.tripod.com /Aca/marriage.html   (2376 words)

 ABCD's and the Arranged Marriage
Arranged Marriage: A binding agreement between two families that is recognized and approved of by society in which;
Marriage isn't a marriage in this case; it's an exchange of wealth for your soul.
Marriage is the union of two old souls who have finally found each other after an eternity.
www.desiclub.com /community/culture/culture_article.cfm?id=195   (1337 words)

 Kamat's Potpourri: India's Arranged Marriages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
An Arranged Marriage in India is defined as a the type of wedding alliance brought forward by parties other than the bride or the groom -- typically the parents.
Since the traditional Hindu society and its caste system didn't allow dating or free mixing of the sexes, the arranged marriage was the only form of marriage in the society.
A marriage in India is considered a marriage of families rather than the marriage of individuals.
www.kamat.com /indica/culture/sub-cultures/arranged_marriage.htm   (719 words)

 SAWNET: Book Review: Arranged Marriage -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
All the participants had arranged marriages,although in a couple of stories a younger woman is contrasting her own lifestyle with her parents' arranged marriage.
The characters in the book seemed to live in a mysterious sort of time-warp -- although the situations and details were contemporary, their behaviour was often what I'd associate with - an earlier generation than my own (or perhaps I malign that generation too).
The characters were pretty stereotypical -- the women with kids wore saris, had bulges around their waists, and did not work, while the career women were either unmarried, or had no kids, and were slim and westernized.
www.sawnet.org /books/reviews.php?Arranged+Marriage   (2063 words)

 INDOlink - Review of - Arranged Marriage
Talking about her forthcoming arranged marriage, the woman narrator in Divakaruni's short story "Meeting Mrinal" says to her dissenting woman friend, "Your mother got married this way and so did mine.
The occasion was the aunt's arranged marriage in Calcutta with an Indian emigrant who the matchmaker had assured her family was the owner of an automobile empire in America.
Mahesh, the narrator's husband, in "Meeting Mrinal," is struggling to leave her for his red-haired ex-secretary, Jessica, after a 20-year marriage (which initially had been of course an arranged marriage), a 17-year-old son, and a plush home in Silicon Valley: "I asked him again which outfit he wanted me to wear.
www.indolink.com /displayArticleB.php?id=042105031118   (896 words)

 Amazon.com: Arranged Marriage: Stories: Books: Chitra Divakaruni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Whether describing the plight of a woman trapped in an abusive marriage in India or the quick adjustments required of an immigrant bride in California, she cracks open the inner lives of her characters, revealing the disappointments and dreams in a way that makes them appear universal.
Arranged Marriage, a short story collection, is a good place for readers new to Divakaruni to begin to appreciate her; it a lovely addition to the bookshelves of those who already count her as one of our most important contemporary authors.
Arranged Marriage poignantly highlights many of these situations and frustations that Indian women live through.
amazon.com /Arranged-Marriage-Stories-Chitra-Divakaruni/dp/0385483503   (1770 words)

 Arranged Marriage -- RSQUBF discussion forum
Two shepherds merely introduce two bible students to one another and propose the idea of marriage.
I think it is time again to open a thread on the UBF concept of marriage.
Re: Arranged Marriage -- yoda, 13:49:54 09/18/03 Thu
rsqubf.fortunecity.net /discuss/archive/marriage_by_faith_3.html   (387 words)

 CNN.com - Learn about India's arranged marriages - June 18, 2002
Then challenge students to explore the components of a successful marriage and consider how they would orchestrate their own marriage ceremony.
Note: There may be students in your class whose families conform to the practice of arranged marriages, and that these students may, to a greater or lesser degree, feel uncomfortable with a public discussion or debate about the topic.
Direct pairs of students to research and read/view films and works of literature in which arranged marriages are depicted and/or figure significantly in the plot, such as "Romeo and Juliet" and "Monsoon Wedding." Have each pair analyze the reasons for the success/failure of the arranged marriage and present the analysis to the class.
archives.cnn.com /2002/fyi/lesson.plans/06/18/arranged.marriages   (564 words)

 Custom Writing on Arranged Marriage
Love or Arranged Marriages The first time I saw the movie ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was in English class.
Convinced that their families will never allow their marriage, the two lovers attempt to conceal their affair.
Marriage is something that comes because of your ‘countless love ‘ for your mate.
www.vipessays.com /termpaper/Arranged_Marriage-32284.html   (154 words)

 Research Paper on arranged marriage
Arranged marriage is a concept that does not take precedence in the United States, where love marriages are most popular.
In this presentation we will explore the reasons for arranged marriages and look at the process that goes on.
In modern times the Internet has also changed the traditional affects of an arranged marriage.
www.paper-research.com /paper/arranged_marriage-81814.html   (174 words)

Benrik Limited are reintroducing arranged marriages in the belief that they will help combat the rising divorce rates that undermine our society.
An arranged marriage is a venerable tradition whereby husband and wife are selected by others, such as the parents, the village elders, or in this case Benrik Limited.
Benrik estimate that their arranged marriages have an excellent chance of lasting a minimum of 10 years longer than others.
www.benrik.co.uk /content/arranged_marriages_intro.asp   (407 words)

 Amazon.fr : (Un)arranged Marriage: Livres en anglais: Bali Rai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Knowing that he is expected to follow the same path as his brothers into an arranged marriage at the age of seventeen and a blue collar job, Manny makes the decision to try to make himself the most unsuitable suitor possible, the bridegroom that no-one will choose for their daughter.
Finally though, it is a family trip to India which irrevocably sets Manny's mind on the course he had always suspected that he would have to take.
Written in the first person, (Un)Arranged Marriage feels very much as if it is inspired by personal experience, if not of Manny's specific situation then of his environment.
www.amazon.fr /Unarranged-Marriage-Bali-Rai/dp/0552547344   (531 words)

In the remote chance of meeting someone and falling in love, one's marriage with that person depended on a lot of other conditions to be met and resolved first.
The municipality clerk, meanwhile had filled out the nikah namah (mar­riage certificate) with the names, lineages and addres­ses of the bride, the groom, their witnesses, and the bride's godfather.
The marriage certificate was later taken by the clerk to be registered in the official municipality Re­cords Book.
users.tns.net /~mroashan/MKRBook/Chapters/Ch8.htm   (3825 words)

 NPR : Marriage Series pt. 2 - Arranged Marriage
Some blame the notion of romantic love for creating unreal expectations for a union that is often more practical.
Some immigrant groups have brought the institution of arranged marriage to America, and so far it's got a pretty good track record-- arranged couples tend to stay together.
Join Ray Suarez and guests for a discussion about the pros and cons of arranged marriages.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1054253   (156 words)

 An Arranged Marriage
I made my way into the breakfast room and sank upon a chair, grateful for the cup of coffee the servant placed before me. I supposed Lady Catherine would be ill-pleased at the news of Darcy's marriage to me, but I never dreamed it would cause her to break relations with him.
Shortly after your marriage, young Master Darcy wrote and instructed me to prepare these rooms, instead, because there is a fine prospect of the lake from the windows.
He wrote to say that you were particularly fond of nature and he personally selected the paintings on these walls." She smiled as though there was great affection between Darcy and me and of course, I did not contradict her.
www.austen.com /derby/janh2c.htm   (15942 words)

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