ERIC Number: EJ548010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Development and Marital Power in Mexico.
Oropesa, R. S.
Social Forces, v75 n4 p1291-1318 Jun 1997
Life histories of 794 Mexican women, ages 25-31 and 40-49, revealed that wives faced diverse circumstances with respect to marital power and husband dominance. Results support the modernization perspective on the consequences of economic development, in that educational attainment affected wives' exposure to domestic violence and participation in marital decision making. Contains 76 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico