Social Exchange_Gretchen Clark_Spring 06

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Rewards, Costs, Alternatives? What is the value? Guest Lecture: Gretchen Clark Thursday, April 13 th
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    Social Exchange Theory It is all about economics  In social relationships we are constantly  exchanging resources We seek rewards Relational partners are viewed as (practical)  buys in the marriage marketplace
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    Comparisons Comparison Level Comparing your internal standards and your  relationship Comparison Level for Alternatives
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Unformatted text preview: Comparison between your relationship and all available alternative relationships, plus the alternative of being alone What do you value? Rewards Looks Intellect Costs Difficult Major Restrictive Parents Alternatives Job School Organizations What is your poison? What are the rewards, costs, and comparisons? What is your poison? What are the rewards, costs, and comparisons?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course CMS 315M taught by Professor Daly during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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