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1. Collins and Coltrane

  • despite 'arranged marriages' we do still have the impression of choice and probably hold the belief that there is a mr/mrs right out there SO means that western r'ships less permanent because of the choice
  • However, arranged marriages are not necessarily any more common in the non west. In the west meet thru friends/dating agencies which follows the same pattern as arranged marriages. Pressures Nearly 50% usa report marrying for reasons other than luv
  • in societies with reduced mobility, arranged marriages make sense and tend to have extremely low divorce rates and at least half of them report falling in love with their partner
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2. Epstein

  • despite 'arranged marriages' we do still have the impression of choice and probably hold the belief that there is a mr/mrs right out there SO means that western r'ships less permanent because of the choice
  • in societies with reduced mobility, arranged marriages make sense and tend to have extremely low divorce rates and at least half of them report falling in love with their partner
  • However, arranged marriages are not necessarily any more common in the non west. In the west meet thru friends/dating agencies which follows the same pattern as arranged marriages. Pressures Nearly 50% usa report marrying for reasons other than luv

3. Who's theory is Filter theory (formation of relationships

  • Thibaut + Kelley
  • Duck
  • Kerckoff + Davis
  • Byrne and Clore

4. What essay do Cunningham, Singh, Waynforth + dunbar belong in

  • Sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour
  • Cross Cultural studies
  • Influence of childhood
  • Parental investment

5. What do Clark + Hatfield, and Buss and Schmidt talk about?

  • Differences in human reproductive behaviour
  • What men and women look for
  • Western vs non western relationships

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