A Jurisprudential Facet on Influence of Social Norms over the Marriage Preference in Indian Society

  • Nayama Smith Joseph and Adwaith K.P.
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  • Nayama Smith Joseph

    Student at Christ Academy Institute of Law, Bengaluru, India

  • Adwaith K.P.

    Student at Christ Academy Institute of Law, Bengaluru, India

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The present research paper empirically analyses the INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL NORMS OVER THE MARRIAGE PREFERENCE ON INDIAN SOCIETY and evaluate deeper into the existing social norms which are prevalent in a jurisprudential aspect and how it influences marriage and the preference of the people. The existing social norms which are not being accepted by the individuals and suggesting for a change of the same in the context of preference of marriages. Different jurist’s work on social norms related to marriage and how it is being applied in this 21st century as well as it focuses on the interplay and how far social norms have shaped legal norms. The approach towards reaching the decision is through a combination of methodological tools and design along with an empirical study conducted on individuals aged 18 years to 50 years, participants both men and female (N= 55). The rationality of people who still follows social norms in support with the concept of internalization, social image and self-image portrayed by individuals in the process of social learning is the changing impact of the society. In relation to the hypothesis of the paper, the paper answers on how public envisage Emerging New Trends in Marriages and Social Implications. The paper also observes the different views of jurist on the institution of marriage and how it is still being followed in India.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 2008 - 2027

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.115057

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