The Relationship between Online Dating and Islamic Identity among British Muslims
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AbstractIn Europe and the US, young Muslims are using online matchmaking in growing numbers. Online dating has increasingly become a mainstream activity, in Europe and North America at least. Western Muslims have adapted the idea to suit their needs. For many, online dating offers a low-stress solution to the daunting challenge of finding a partner for marriage in countries where few share their faith and in communities where matchmaking is considered a family affair. This paper will discuss the relationship between Muslim online matchmaking for British Muslims and their Islamic identities with regards to marriage and romantic relationships.
CitationJournal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture, volume 9, issue 1, page 1-32
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History: ppub 2020-05-01, issued 2020-05-01