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Native-immigrant marriage differentials in Iran: Comparative study of marriage behaviors of Afghan immigrants and Iranians

Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad; Sadeghi, Rasoul


This paper explores native-immigrant marriage differentials in Iran. Employing secondary analysis of aggregate and individual data from the Iran 2006 Census, timing of marriage (Singulate Mean Age at Marriage) and proportions ever married for Afghans migrants and and the native born were compared. Then, the native-immigrant marriage differentials among the youth were explained within the structuraland cultural adaptation framework. The result indicates a significant difference in marriage...[Show more]

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


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