, and marital adjustment: An examination of newlyweds in first marriages and remarriages.
As indicated, marital homogamy
might pose one obstacle to the formation of black heterosexual unions.
On the other hand, the frequency of homogamy
directly determines the extent of acculturation/retention of an ethnic minority as the families in which parents share the same cultural traits (homogamous families) exhibit more retentionist attitude towards their shared traits than the families with mixed cultural parents (heterogamous families).
This study aims to investigate matrimonial strategy among Chaouis by exploring different types of assortative mating: consanguinity, endogamy and social homogamy
(cultural and professional) in order to establish the Chaouis family structure.
" held sway for the most part: that is, women unconsciously
That is, just as spouses have increasingly similar incomes (marital homogamy
is rising), so too neighborhoods are becoming increasingly homogeneous by income (residential segregation is rising).
He argues that the key mechanism has been sorting and then matching through marriage in college--what he calls "cognitive homogamy
": breeding by cognitive ability.
And they were more likely to marry people of the same high IQ level and educational background: a practice Murray calls "homogamy
On the other hand, the Social Homogamy
hypothesis is proposed.