ERIC Number: EJ393356
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Systems Theory of Marital Quality.
Marks, Stephen R.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v51 n1 p15-26 Feb 1989
Presents theory and typology of marital quality. Outlines three-corners model--systems theory of the self-in-marriage. Describes seven types of marital relationships in terms of systems theory, including four variants of high-quality marriage. Highlights model through critical assessment of Lewis and Spanier's (1979) essay on marital quality and stability, and of resource theory in family studies. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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