Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Marriage Preferences and Ethnic Boundaries: THE GREEK-AMERICAN CASE



Marriage Preferences and Ethnic Boundaries:  THE GREEK-AMERICAN CASE by Sandra L. Schultz;  International Journal of Sociology of the Family, Vol. 9, No. 2 (July-December 1979), pp. 197-208

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The relationship between ethnic identity, ethnic boundaries and marriage preferences are discussed for the case of Greek-Americans in Tucson, Arizona.  Results of a marriage preference test and marital statistics of Greek-Americans in Tucson are examined.  General impressions regarding Greek-Americans' idealization of marriage mate selection are presented.






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