Tying the Knot: The Changing Face of Marriage in Japan


Subject:
History By Place , Families , Japan , Marriage

Description:
This article from the late 1990s describes how "omiai," the "traditional Japanese arranged marriage, seems to be falling rapidly out of use." Includes data back to the 1930s and related analysis about individuals picking their own partners and arranged marriages. Also includes discussion of age at time of marriage. From Trends in Japan, sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Publisher:
Trends in Japan

Language:
English

Source:
http://web-japan.org/trends98/honbun/ntj980729.html


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