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Marriage patterns, ethnicity and religion: Case study of married women in Ghorveh District

Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad; Khani, Saeed


This study investigated marriage patterns among religious and ethnic groups in Ghorveh district using the characteristics assimilation and norms-cultural hypotheses in explaining difference in marriage patterns. The data source for this study is the 2008 survey conducted among married women aged 15-49 years in rural and urban areas of the district using a structured questionnaire. The results showed that the age of marriage and free mate selection has increased while the proportion of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Association of Iran


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