Sell and buy women in wedding (changes in the dowry's value in wedding: ethnographical study)
Keywords:islam, mahar, marriage
Mahar in Islam is a man's readiness to establish a household towards sakinah, mawaddah, and warahmah. However, along with social changes with higher social strata competition, the dowry value is increasingly tarnished. This research was conducted to see changes in the dowry's value that are not following the purpose of marriage value. This study used a literature review by collecting some literature related to marriage and dowry in Islam. The research results from this study found several findings in the study, including; First, the dowry value following the Shari'a in Islamic teachings by not burdening humans to establish a household has been tainted from the human lifestyle demands. Second, the high dowry value given to men to women is a symbol of social strata for society. Third, the higher the dowry value is given and the higher the view of the community's social strata, the greater the incidence of infidelity, both husband and wife, so that almost the whole world proves that the divorce rate is getting higher.
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