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Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 Le c 9 Chapte r 5 Frie nds hip Love...

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3/1/12 Chapter 5 1/2 www2.fiu.edu/Agirardc/3120ch5.9.htm Lec. 9. Chapter 5. Friendship, Love, and Commitment I. The Importance of Love: major life decisions, such as marriage, based on II. Love and American Families a. 18 th cent mar: not formally arranged like elsewhere; but > parent control then b. end 19 th cent: parental control over children¶s marriage choice had dissipated 1. cause is econ development: >opportunity decreased dependency on parents 2. Love: became vehicle that drove mate selection C. Love: more central in American mate selection than other Western societies 1. love-based mar: fits freedom given young, estab indep of conjugal family 2. if extended fam predom: love not central; pol/econ reasons for alliances 3. not uniquely American: value romantic love in building intimate relations recognized in 90% of 166 societies examined by Jankowiak and Fisher (1992) D. Homogamy: American marry people like selves;challenge idea blind, irrat love III. Friendship, Love, and Commitment
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