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The Tourist Contract Marriage In Cisarua Sub-District Bogor Regency West Java

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.4, No. 2)

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Page : 142-144

Keywords : Key words contract marriages; process; phenomenon; Cisarua; tourists.;

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ABSTRACT This research entitled Tourist Contract Marriages in Cisarua Sub-District of Bogor Regency West Java aimed to investigate 1 Why was Cisarua Sub-District area interesting for the tourists from the Middle East 2 How do the tourist contract marriages between the Arabs and the Sundanese women occur 3 Since when had the phenomenon of the tourist contract marriages start. The method used was the qualitative method and the techniques of collecting the data were in-depth interviews observation and focused discussion. The research results revealed that Cisarua area was attractive to the tourists from the middle East because beside its weather was cool the area had become the destination of the mountain tourists. The process of the contract marriages was started with the step of engagement the preparation of bride price and the wedding in front of the Moslem leader and the male relative of the bride. Historically nobody knew exactly the phenomenon of the contract marriages in Cisarua area. However most informants stated that the phenomenon of the contract marriages had been known for at least 28 years.

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