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Sociology Ch.5 Quiz
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Jane married a man with the same educational, religious and economic background as herself. Her marital behavior illustrates
Research reveals that only men engage in physical aggression in male-female relationships
____ couples vacillate between commitment & ambivalence & often disagree on how committed they were as why they became committed in the first place
according to psychologist Beverly Smallwood, which of the following is NOT one of the most common love myths?
individuals are not able to change who they really are
according to the ____ perspective, dating couples choose either to stay committed or to break up by weighing the rewards of their relationship against its cost
from a sociological perspective, the triangular theory of love is the only way of looking at love
____ theory suggest that people tend to marry others whose social currency - social class, education, physical attractiveness - is similar to their own
Serial cohabitors are more likely to have all BUT which of the following factors, which are all related to divorce?
John Alan lee classified six
Most dating violence consists of
pushing, grabbing, or slapping.
Applying the __________ hypothesis to black-white intermarriage would suggest marrying up socioeconomically on the part of a white person, who, in effect, trades socially defined superior racial status for the economically superior status of a middle- or upper-middle class black partner.
Despite its growing appeal among college students, __________ has unfortunately been empirically linked to known risky behaviors such as alcohol abuse and engaging in sexual intercourse without using a condom.
individuals gradually filter out those among their pool of eligibles who, they think, would not make the best spouse that they could find. Social psychologists call this process ______
Most couples meet for the first time in face-to-face encounters, but more couples today also meet through other means. Which ways were noted by your textbook?
almost _____ percent of American adults say they believe in "one true love"
a research study discussed in your textbook compared the effects of cohabitation on marital stability in several countries & found that cohabiting had no negative effect on marital stability in countries such as _____ where cohabiting is more common than the U.S
Robert Winch proposed the theory of __________, whereby people are attracted to partners whose needs complement their own.
Differences will arise in a satisfying long-term relationship because no two individuals ___________.
have the exact same points of view
children of divorced usually divorce themselves
of the components von consummate love, which is the quickest to develop & the quickest to fade?
__________ refers to marriage between those who are different in race, age, education, religious background, or social class.
researchers have found it discouraging that about ____ how abusive dating relationships continue rather than being broken off
Research over the past twenty years has consistently shown that marriages that are preceded by more than one instance of cohabitation are __________ likely to end in separation or divorce than are marriages in which the spouses had not previously cohabited at all.
arrange marriage has been the tradition in ____ societies, where decisions are made based on strong extended family ties
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