Modernity and Early Marriage in Iran: A View from Within

  title={Modernity and Early Marriage in Iran: A View from Within},
  author={Soraya Tremayne},
  journal={Journal of Middle East Women's Studies},
  pages={65 - 94}
  • S. Tremayne
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • History
  • Journal of Middle East Women's Studies
past few decades have witnessed important changes in the patterns of marriage in the Middle East and North Africa. These changes are well documented by specialists from various disciplines and from diverse perspectives (see Hopkins 2003; Singerman and Hoodfar 1996; Tucker 1993; Moghadam 1993; Afshar 1993; Abbasi-Shavazi, McDonald, Chavoshi 2003). They stem from a multitude of reasons moulded by modernity and globalisation, which include inter alia rapid urbanisation and physical mobility… 
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