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Unformatted text preview: evolutionary explanation says that marriage facilitates the delivery of paternal care. It explains that sexual exclusivity offers paternity certainty; long term reproductive relationships manage opportunity costs; and facilitates efficiency and division of labor. The paternal provisioning model uses altriciality, progeny size, and complementarity to explain the paternal care. Jeffrey Winking introduced three tests in understanding the implication of paternal care: paternal investment, goals of mens care, and effect of fathers absence. In his conclusion Winking stated, fathers do invest in children when paternal investments are provided....
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- Spring '08