The level of acceptance towards arranged marriages

The level of acceptance towards arranged marriages. e-Journal of Media & Society, 4: 7. ISSN 2682-9193 (2020)


The purpose of this research is to know what is the level of acceptance in arrange marriage among Malaysians community as an applied quantitative research method through answering a survey. Arranged marriage is an act where a bride and groom are selected by individuals other than themselves, usually parents. Also, arranged marriage in Malaysia is a traditional way of marriage in the Muslim society in Malaysia that still lives even though it is not considered as the norm in this new era. According to Gaille (2017), statistic shown that 55% of the marriages that occur in the world today are arranged marriages. The factor of arranged marriages is sometimes very complex. Researchers found in their study that people nowadays mostly do not agree with arranged marriage (M= 2.45). 62.8% of respondents does not agree with arranged marriage while 37.2% of respondents agree if their parents were to arrange their marriage.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Arranged marriage, Parents, Muslim, Family Communication, Emotional Intelligence in Human Relations
Taxonomy: By Subject > Communication & Media Studies > Communication > Sociology
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Communication & Media Studies
Depositing User: Ilya Nur Fateen Othman
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2021 18:40
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2021 18:40
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