New cross-cultural perspectives on marriage transactions

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 45 Published In Pages: 339-375
By Huber, Brad R., Danaher, William F., Breedlove, William L.


This article refines previous research on marriage transactions and offers descriptions of new types of marriage transactions. First, the authors examine the frequency and distribution of marriage transactions. Second,the authors use a bio-cultural approach to examine how differences in male and female reproductive strategies and the kin selection theory are associated with marriage transactions.

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