References

(1) Basic information on Arranged Marriages and its different forms is found at The Wikipedia website.

(2) The definition of a Marriage of Convenience is found at The Wikipedia website .

(3) Information on the Process of an Arranged Marriage is found in "Muslim World." It was printed October, 2005, in Vol. 95, Issue 4.
If you have access to Ebscohost, the article can be read here under the title "Muslim Marriages in America: Reflecting New Identities."

(4) Information on Indian Online Dating was printed in "The Economist" October 22, 2005.
If you have access to EbscoHost, the article can be read here under the title "Made for each other."

(5) Information comparing Arranged Marriages and Marriages of Choice is found in "Journal of Counseling and Development" in Vol. 83, Spring 2005 Issue.
If you have access to Ebscohost, the article can be read here under the title "Marriage Satisfaction and Wellness in India and the United States: A preliminary Comparison of Arranged Marriages and Marriages of Choice."

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