maintenance of relationships

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  • Maintenance of relationships
    • Abusive Relationships - Rusbult and Martz investments high, alternatives low = profit situation
    • Equity theory
      • Steil et al husbands earn more-career more important.Wife earn more-neither more important Women downplay contribution affect equity
      • Clark and Mills- exchange relationships colleagues or business associates, communal relationships -lovers respond to needs
      • IDA Real World application increase positive exchanges social exchange theory/equity IBCT Jacobson et al break negative patterns Christiansen 60 couples 2/3 improvements
      • Canary et al Relationship Maintenance Strategies Measure 200 couples Satisfaction highest if equity perceived
      • IDA Cultural bias Moghaddam economic theories -western cultures mobile geographicaly str give and take ltr traditional society - security


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