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2. What did Moore and Leung find?

  • Only 1 out of 108 hunter-gatherer communities showed no signs of love
  • In Chinese university students both males and females were equally romantic and Anglo-Australian males were more causal and less romantic than their female counterparts
  • 88% of cultures showed signs of love

3. What did Levine find?

  • Cross cultural study in which individuals were asked whether the would marry a stranger if they had desirable characteristics, 15% of those in US said yes whereas 35% in Thailand said yes
  • Cross cultural study in which individuals were asked whether the would marry a stranger if they had desirable characteristics, 34% of those in US said yes whereas 14% in Thailand said yes
  • Cross cultural study in which individuals were asked whether the would marry a stranger if they had desirable characteristics, 14% of those in US said yes whereas 34% in Thailand said yes
  • Cross cultural study in which individuals were asked whether the would marry a stranger if they had desirable characteristics, 17% of those in US said yes whereas 37% in Thailand said yes

4. Issue with research into culture regarding romantic relationships

  • Deterministic
  • Deterministic to suggest that cultures completely determine romantic relationships for example divorce rate in India has increased even though they are considered a collectivist cultures showing romantic relationships aren't completely deterministic
  • Reductionistic, reduces complex theory of romantic relationships to culture
  • Relationships are subjective

5. How does individualistic cultures affect the choice someone has on relationships?

  • This culture tends to live in less urbanised settings so there's less choice in whom they interact with due to geographical isolation and lack of social mobility making relationships more non-voluntary
  • This culture tends to live in a urbanised setting where they are likely to meet lots of people in a voluntary way
  • Individuals in this culture are taught to be independent, so their opinion is important in deciding who they have a relationship with
  • Individuals are taught to interdependent and relationships should be for the greater good of the community so their community is more likely to have an opinion in whom they have a relationship with

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