Marriage and family among the Bashkirs

Marriage and family among the Bashkirs

Burkhanova F.B.

Dr. Sci. (Sociology), Prof., Department of Sociology and Work with Youth, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia

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Burkhanova F.B. Marriage and family among the Bashkirs. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 8. P. 66-74


The article analyzes modernization processes in the family-marital sphere of the Bashkir population and discusses features of the dynamics of marital structure changes, common-law marriages, divorces, ethnic composition of families, motives for religious marriage ceremony, gender division of family duties and reproductive behavior on the basis of statistics and surveys.

family; marriage; common-law marriage; divorces; religious marriage ceremony; ethnically mixed marriages; the Bashkirs
Content No 8, 2015