The ‘bride price’ in China keeps rising. Some village want to put a cap on it
- September 23, 2018
- Wang Feng, sociology, via The Washington Post, Sep. 23, 2018
Wang Feng, a sociologist who studies Chinese demography at the University of California
at Irvine, said there is incredible social pressure for families to help arrange perceived
“good marriages” for their sons. People would find ways around any regulation — even
limits on bride price. “It’s trying to cure a symptom, not the root issue,” he said.
For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/the-bride-price-in-china-keeps-rising-some-villages-want-to-put-a-cap-on-it/2018/09/22/000257b0-a9ad-11e8-8f4b-aee063e14538_story.html?utm_term=.6b0589956154.