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TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam.

Abstract
Pakistan has been continuously showing the imperative role of parents in spouse selection. The practice of consanguineous marriages recognized in Pakistani society because of its social, cultural, and economic significance. However, the changing social trends have also been witnessed in Pakistani society. The present study anticipates how social change affects the choice of a life partner, something which ultimately reflects the transition in marriage. This research was carried out with a sample size of 300 that encompassed educated youth (both males and females) and their parents. The research aimed to find out the criteria gap based on higher education and the demand for privacy in social life. The findings demonstrated that educated youth is more concerned for the higher education of potential mates and the need for privacy in their social life after marriage as compared to their parents. The results exhibited the change in the criteria of spouse selection, linked with the prevalence of modern aspects in society. The educated youth according to the findings of the research demanded a life partner with higher educational status as the education enables a spouse to better understand the changing social happenings and give space to each other.

Key words: Spouse Selection, Transition, Higher Education, Space in Relationship, Privacy for Social Life


 
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Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132


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Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=57146 [Access: April 09, 2021]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132


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Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. EEO. (2021), [cited April 09, 2021]; 20(5): 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



Harvard Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam (2021) TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. EEO, 20 (5), 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



Turabian Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. 2021. TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



Chicago Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. "TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS." Elementary Education Online 20 (2021), 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam. "TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS." Elementary Education Online 20.5 (2021), 1193-1201. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Farah Mushtaq, Dr. Sadia Saeed, Dr. RaoNadeemAlam (2021) TRANSITION IN SPOUSE SELECTION: A STUDY OF PAKISTANI GRADUATES AND THEIR PARENTS. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 1193-1201. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.132








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