Relationship Between the Internet and Marital Decision
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- Internet, online dating, marital decision, intergeneration
In the digital era, the Internet has transformed the way of living, from daily communication and consumption to entertainment and work. But most importantly, it alters the traditional way and attitude toward marriage in public. To probe how Internet penetration influences marriage in China, the paper concentrates on the effects of the Internet on online dating and intergenerational differences towards the marital decision. Using the data gathered from NBS, CNNIC, and ACWF, the paper analyzes the results and provides main explanations. The findings show a positive correlation between the Internet usage and online dating as well as the first marriage age. Besides, according to the research results, there is difference of Internet reliance, city selection, premarital relationships between different generations.
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TY - CONF AU - Junyi Guo PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/16 TI - Relationship Between the Internet and Marital Decision BT - Proceedings of the 2020 3rd International Conference on Humanities Education and Social Sciences (ICHESS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 265 EP - 271 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201214.505 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201214.505 ID - Guo2020 ER -