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Hofstra University

1000 Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549

General Phone: 516-463-6600
Financial Aid Phone: 516-463-6680
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive

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Sikh, Hindu marriages in Valley evolve from old - Fresno Bee (subscription)

Parents used to choose who their sons or daughters would marry based on ethnicity, family background and caste, a type of class distinction. Marriage in the Sikh and Hindu cultures is not just between bride and groom, it's a bond between two families, says Margaret Abraham, professor of sociology at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.