Unformatted text preview: b. psychology, self ignored: independent of roles c. individualism: personal happiness above responsibility, intact union d. ignores larger social context: soc.forces affect fam,e.g. racism,sexism II. Social Exchange Theory: measures actions and relationships in terms of cost-benefit 1. Resources: looks, intel., charm, humor, etc.—used to get what is wanted 2. equity: corollary—exchange must be fair, equitable a. result of inequity: anger, discomfort, distress can result in attempts to restore equity, psychological equity (convince self, others), or end rel. b. cooperative exchanges: max. joint profit; mutual trust/commitment c. competitive exchanges: each partner trying to max. own profit i. tertiary(no)involve in cargiving: try to max. vs. prim,second 3. Critique: sometimes act altruistically without reward; how compare values?...
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