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The Marriage Of Arranged Marriage

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How often have you allowed someone to choose your clothes, shoes, food, holiday, school, career? Not that often, so how about letting someone choose your husband or wife? That is how arranged marriages work, someone else choses your spouse for you. We are now living in a generation where we are highly influenced by what we see in the media. Cultures that practice arranged marriage are now shifting toward the Western norms of marriage. Many people are not familiar with arranged marriages and come to judge to quickly without having any knowledge on the topic. Arranged marriage is a marriage that is organized by two families for the marriage of their son or daughter, it is an old tradition that has many flaws and errors due to todays standards (Medora, Larson, Hortacsu & Dave). Several people look past these flaws and continue to practice this repetitive area of life. Arranged marriages tend to have tradition and cultural issues behind them, these marriages also fall inline with Marx’ theory of social class. Lastly, arranged marriages are not the same as they once were due to the rapid growth in technology and changes in social norms.
Arranges marriages have been evolving over the years and becoming less strict due to the different social values Canadians have. The Canadian society finds it odd that one has to marry someone else without even meeting, so now families still arrange them but they let the future couple talk for a few weeks or months too see if they are sure and
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