Mate Selection in Contemporary America: An Exchange Theory Perspective

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Young, Margaret H.;
(1989)
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: Mate | Selection | Contemporary America | Exchange theory | Perspective | Social and Behavioral Sciences

The use of exchange theory as it applies to human relations has escalated dramatically in the past 20 years. The present study applies exchange theory as the basis of mate selection in contemporary society. Whereas an actual barter system was used in the past and fami... View more
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