International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss


Understanding Quality of Marriage among Malays
Abdul Razak Abd Manaf, Maria Harries, Mike Clare

This qualitative research examines the perceptions of forty-five married Malay individuals about what they understand to be the ingredients of quality marital relationships. It utilised semi-structured interviews as a primary data-gathering instrument. In this paper, the researcher explains some of the reasons for the research question about quality of marital relationships, why the researcher decided to use a qualitative research design and how these interviews were conducted. Finally, this paper describes how the data are being analysed and identifies some issues that have arisen during this process.

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