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ERIC Number: EJ529037
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Compatibility and the Development of Premarital Relationships.
Houts, Renate M.; And Others
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v58 n1 p7-20 Feb 1996
Identifies empirical links between social homogamy, similarity in leisure interests, and role performance preferences and the dynamics of premarital relationships. Data were collected from 168 working- and middle-class couples married for the first time in central Pennsylvania during the early 1980s. Discusses findings. Argues for the importance of establishing empirical links between partners' social and psychological attributes and courtship experiences. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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