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Session 92:
Union formation and marriage

Wednesday, September 30
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Chair: Maria Eugenia Cosio-Zavala, Université de Paris X, Nanterre
Discussant: Irina Badurashvili, Georgian Centre of Population Research

  1. The evolution of matrimonial systems in the Maghreb: convergence towards a western model or construction of an intermediate model?Kamel Kateb, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Marital transitions in sub-Saharan Africa: cultural diffusion or economic adaptation?Fatou Jah, Cornell University; Deladem Kusi-Appouh, Cornell University

  3. Spouse selection practices and gender relations within marriage among young people in Tamil Nadu. Findings from the youth in India: situation and needs studyShireen J. Jejeebhoy, Population Council; Abhishek Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Rajib Acharya, Population Council

  4. Transition to the new partnership formation pattern in Lithuania, Russia and France: different paths to convergence?Vlada Stankuniene, Institute for Social Research (ISR), Vilnius; Sergei V Zakharov, State University-Higher School of Economics; Mare Baublyte, Institute for Social Research; Ausra Maslauskaite, Demographic Research Center, Lithuania; Arnaud Régnier-Loilier, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

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