Education and assortative marriage in northern and urban Sudan: 1945-79.

  title={Education and assortative marriage in northern and urban Sudan: 1945-79.},
  author={A I Abdelrahman},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  volume={26 3},
This study examines the extent of assortative mating for education in Northern Sudan and urban Khartoum. More males than females were found at higher levels of education. Increasingly, people tend to marry persons of equal educational level, but the unequal educational opportunities for males and females have led to the emergence of educational exogamy in which members of different educational levels are more likely to marry from the adjacent educational category than from distant categories… CONTINUE READING

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