Explaining Marriage Payments

Abstract The high amount of mahr paid by the groom to the bride, among other marriage payments, constitutes a real burden for young Omanis today. This article sheds light on the main factors and motives that determine the amount of the mahr. Paradoxically, new consumerist desires, more highly educat...

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Volume: 16
Main Author: Safar, Jihan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Leiden | Boston Brill 01.11.2018
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 16; no. 1-3; pp. 90 - 143
Data of publication: 20181100
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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