Parental choice: what parents want in a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law across 67 pre-industrial societies

British Journal of Psychology Vol/Iss. 101 Published In Pages: 695-704
By Apostolou, Menelaos


This article examines differences in parental preference of potential in-laws across cultures. Results suggest that parents look for traits that will benefit themselves and their kin and that gender and subsistence type affects the traits that parents deem most important.

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