Love vs Arranged Marriage

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Marriage; Love and Arranged: An annotated Bibliography.

Johnson, Laura. "A tradition of love: Couple intend to make their arranged marriage last." Anniston Star, The (AL) 14 Feb. 2011: Newspaper Source. Web. 5 Nov. 2011.

The above source is cited in MLA format. This particular article is from the newspaper named Aniston star .The staff writer Laura, Johnson interviewed a couple about how they got married and how they make their marriage last. How does the tradition play the part in their marriage? It will help me build up my paper on tradition in different cultures about marriages and about love in marriages.

Al-Johar, Denise. "Muslim Marriages In America: Reflecting New Identities." Muslim World 95.4 (2005): 557-574. Academic Search Premier. Web. 5 Nov. 2011.

This article addresses some aspects of Muslim marriages in the U.S. in 2005. Marriage among Muslims in the country reflects varying degrees of movement beyond ethnic or national origin traditions. How strongly Muslims born or raised in the U.S. identify with the cultural heritage of their immigrant parents affects the choices they make with respect to marriage. One way of finding a spouse is through an arranged marriage. None of the couples with arranged marriages had ever met before parents or relatives brought them to each other's attention.

Myers, Jane B., Jayamala Madathil, and Lynne R. Tingle. "Marriage Satisfaction And Wellness In India And The United States: A Preliminary Comparison Of Arranged Marriages And Marriages Of Choice." Journal Of Counseling & Development 83.2 (2005): 183-190. Academic Search Premier. Web. 5 Nov. 2011. Forty-five individuals (22 couples and 1 widowed person) living in arranged marriages in India completed questionnaires measuring marital satisfaction and wellness. The data were compared with existing data on individuals in the United States living in marriages of choice. Differences were found in importance of...
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