Gender and changing generational relations: Spouse choice in Indonesia

@article{Malhotra1991GenderAC,
  title={Gender and changing generational relations: Spouse choice in Indonesia},
  author={Anju Malhotra},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1991},
  volume={28},
  pages={549-570}
}
Many Asian societies are undergoing a nuptiality transition that is not only tied integrally to other aspects of family organization, but is also often more complex than standard studies of female age at marriage can reveal. To comprehend some of this complexity, we focus on the patterns of spouse choice for both men and women in central Java. The extent of parental control over mate selection is examined for change over time, gender differences, and likely determinants, including family class… CONTINUE READING

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