Asian American Arranged Marriage

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In the article, “To Arrange or Not: Marriage Trends in the South Asian American Community” by Farha Ternikar, which explorers the occurrences of arranged marriage among the South Asian immigrants in America. The author investigates the differences in arranged marriage by interviewing second generation South Asians of three different religions: Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity. The second generation of these cultures have taken upon themselves to take more freedoms in the pursuits of getting married such as organizing events, being more open to dating, and negotiating and changing the terms of arrangement. The youths are securing more freedoms and a choice. However, marriage is still the number one goal in the families in these cultures. Ternikar
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