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ERIC Number: EJ397560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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A Theoretical Look at the Gender Balance of Power in the American Couple.
Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Coleman, Marion Tolbert
Journal of Family Issues, v10 n2 p225-50 Jun 1989
Develops empirically testable model applying Blumberg's general theory of gender stratification to the contemporary American heterosexual couple. Proposes a scheme for measuring marital economic power that incorporates "discount factors" at the macro and micro level which affect the overall economic power balance, resulting in "net economic power." Model is intended to reflect the complex nature of marital economic power. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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