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Unformatted text preview: questions? Husbands and wives had few joint activities so couldnt develop closeness. a.iii. Womens status was lower in this era than in any other. (It is highest now, in the post-nuclear.) How can love flourish when inequality between men and women is so great? Direct coercionwives had no rights and were typically beatenmakes it hard for love to thrive. b. Why was love irrelevant to a successful marriage? The goal of the family was economic production, not emotional support (which came later, with the nuclear family era.)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course SOCI SYO3100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '12 term at Florida State College.
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