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60 Free Essays on Marriage In Different Cultures

  1. Different Views of Marrage

    , with multiple mates instead of legal wives. The Aranda group out of Australia, although it has changed in the present day, viewed marriages as a promise system of arranged marriages. Every culture is different on the specifics of marriage beliefs, but nearly every culture has a form of marriage...

  2. Culture Diversity

    considered to be holy and is hoped to bring happiness to their lives, providing a companion to share their life with. Marriages can be different in different cultures, following different ceremonies, traditional practices, and rituals. However, the intention of the ceremony is always the same, to...

  3. Interracial Marriage

    marriages face barriers that most married couples of the same culture are not exposed to. Intercultural marriages are often influenced by external factors that can create dissonance and disagreement in relationships. Different cultures endure vastly diverse moral, ethical and value foundations that...

  4. A Study of Interrational/Intercultural Marriages

    different culture or ethnicity. Interracial/intercultural marriages refer to those marriages between people of different races, ethnicities, faith, culture and geographic regions- and they have become more common nowadays. Interracial marriages are not necessarily intercultural marriages, as in some...

  5. Marriage

    different nations into a global missions movement? A lot of cross-cultural marriages! God, who loves diversity, has blessed YWAM with many cross-cultural marriages that are healthy and satisfying. Most people assume cross-cultural marriages contain many pitfalls and difficulties. In fact, one YWAM...

  6. A Marriage of Culture from Internet

    . However, many people still think they are strange. In the past some countries even had laws to stop people marrying someone from a different culture or race. Today’s Spotlight looks at some different opinions about intercultural marriages. For some people, the idea of marriages between different...

  7. Rite of Passage

    Why is marriage such a vital Rites of Passage in so many cultures throughout the world? We as people go throughout different stages in our life. In different societies, most of these stages involve traditions or rite of passage. People are not simply accepted or born into a society. You...

  8. Complex Kinship

    which is very different from my culture is the way their marriages are ruled. In my culture we date meet someone and fall in love but in theirs they have arranged marriages. They are usually arranged at birth and the men are older than the girl. While growing up the girl would have contact with her...

  9. Marriage Between Two People with Different Culture

    of them travels to the other person's country to meet her or him in person and meet her/his family as well before they plan to get married ("Intercultural Marriages". The Investigators. E-channel. Los Angeles,CA. Oct. 2006). Being married to a person with a different culture, gives you the...

  10. Arranged Marraige

    . There are also different types of marriages too like intercultural, interracial, transgender marriage, gay marriage etc. the views about marriage changes from the western culture to the eastern culture significantly. The western culture in the 21st century, legally recognized marriages are...

  11. marriage

    socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws. The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but it is principally an institution...

  12. Sociocultural Factors Influencing Human Relationships

    romantic love is an aspect that seems to be universal around the different cultures of the world, the importance of love for marriage is not seen as universally accepted. In many world cultures, marriage is arranged by family members and romantic love in these cultures is seen as irrelevant for marriages...

  13. Indian marriage vs. Dutch marriage

    depends from culture to culture, there are many more ways that marriage can be defined. Many societies recognize plural marriages (polygamy) and same sex marriages, therefore rendering the aforementioned definition void. A wedding represents far more than the union of two individuals - in fact...

  14. mixed marriages

    additional difficulties specific to couples in a mixed marriage. For the purpose of this paper, mixed marriage is defined as a marriage of two people from different races, religions or cultures. Different customs and cultural backgrounds can directly impact your marriage and family life, as they...

  15. Glbt Community Rights

    not forbid states to create same-sex marriages or to even recognize out of state same-sex marriages or civil unions (Schroeder 190). The DOMA law was placed in effect because people of the same-sex communities were beginning to speak up about their rights as humans. Popular culture saw this as being...

  16. Arranged Marriage

    very common and very important in many different cultures. Why do we frown at something which is such an important tradition? Maybe so many people do not really know what arranged marriages are about and if they are really a great tradition. Many parents will tell you that they will never stop...

  17. blablabla

    differences in culture and economic status between one race and another. Such differences made it hard for people from different races to have affairs and engage in marriages. However, the laws against interracial marriages could not keep everyone from engaging in interracial marriages thus some people...

  18. Marriage

    excepted norm, or is it an American trait? Marriages are different things to different people. Cultures play an important role and to an extent, it is a learned response. In India, arranged marriages are the norm while in Western countries, marriages are base on love. The divorce rate for arrange...

  19. Intercultural Marriage

    of both cultural streams. Thus, the acculturated couple becomes a mixture of two different cultures. This couple’s Paper #2 Interaction in Intercultural Marriage 19 marital identification ensures expectation consistency, which contributes to marital harmony. We use a classification of...

  20. Love vs Arranged Marriages

    marriages do not differ in overall satisfaction, even when an arranged marriage is conducted in Western culture. Despite the positive outcome of the opposing marriage styles there is still a bias against arranged marriages towards love marriages from a majority of youth, especially women, who come from...

  21. Relationships in Different Cultures

    Relationships in different Cultures A clear difference between Western and a non-western culture is that Western cultures have large urban centre and a high social and geographical mobility. This means that the voluntarily come into contact with a large number of strangers, who are potential...

  22. Study

    Arabic marriage is a simple ritual that comprises of paying homage to the ancestors, family and gods prior to completion. Wedding rituals in Arabic culture take place on a Thursday night and they somehow vary between different Arabic societies. The celebration is normally held outside in large tents...

  23. Radical Idea of Marring for Love by Stephanie Coontz

    most violent, most insane, most delusive and most transient of passions (Coontz 378). Marriage overtime had different variations depending the time frame in which it was in, and the culture that influenced it. Throughout history marriage and love have meant different things to different cultures...

  24. Cultural Faces

    . The way Americans got married was also very different. Their marriage consisted a lot more work, in terms of celebrating the marriage. The marriage usually took place in a church where the families would gather and unite. In this culture, it was very awkward for a man to have multiple wives. It...

  25. Race Is

    to lower divorce rates among interracial marriages. Another pro to being in an interracial marriage would be the idea of learning another culture. We know that a white person lives and were brought up in different cultures from that of a black. This allows for cultural understanding and a better...

  26. Like Water

    India have their marriages planned by their parents and other respected family-members, with the consent of the bride and groom (2) Whether it is the settings and culture within the book, the Middle East, India, or any other country, religion, or society that practices arranged marriages, it is...

  27. Arranged Marriages

    life, and sharing the rest of your life with the person that you love. The different is very enormous between these two marriages. It is very clear that arranged married couples are missing huge opportunity in their life. Arranged marriages can only last because of the culture although that the...

  28. The Tibetan Marriage

    including parents, and also Tibetan marriage is a various ceremony in different areas. First of all, Tibetan marriage is one of tipycal things that represent Tibetan culture, especially local custom. Each step in Tibetan marriage can show any characteristics of Tibetan culture. For example, intimate...

  29. Marraige

    ESSAY Topic: Marriage Customs It is very clear that marriage customs are different in different religions. The Muslim, Christian, Hindu and Zulu cultures are all very different in all types of ways. Different cultures and different religions all depict different events and circumstances which...

  30. Arranged Marriages in the Indian and American Culture

    Amy Taylor English 0990 July 4, 2011 Arranged Marriages in the Indian and American Culture Every country and every religion have their own traditions. It is what makes their culture different from each other. The American and Indian cultures have a vast differentiation between them...