The key issue focused on the way Asian Americans who have South Asian heritage are able to find spouses so that they could maintain the traditions within their families as well as live an active modern live. The research primarily relied on the interviews that were carried out by Ms. Badruddoja. One of the major findings revealed that Asian American women would prefer a mate that is born and raised in America, but is native to their own culture and is able to act accordingly.
The most significant contribution of this research lies in the fact that it provides valuable insights into the behavior of the group within the population that grows the fastest. Indeed, non Asian Americans are not able to understand why young men and women often rely on their parents choosing prospective spouses for them, misinterpreting this as an arranged marriage. It is quite obvious that this ability to go deep into the driving forces of such behavior should be regarded as the major strength of the study since it explain the true nature of mating patterns that are found in Asian American community. In other words, it accurately presents the issue, explaining the differences in the behavior of this demographic group. Nevertheless, one also might note that this research features some weaknesses. For example, it is implied that the evidence was collected by the author with the help of semi-structured interviews; however, there is no mentioning of the sample size. In other words, the number of people who were interview may be too small to make generalizations about the behavior of a larger group of people.
The study shows that there are no significant gender differences within Asian American community when it comes to mating since both men and women were found to be willing to connect their life with a person who is able to combine their own native culture with the contemporary