Conflict and Compatibility? Developmental Idealism and Gendered Differences in Marital Choice and Love

@inproceedings{Allendorf2015ConflictAC,
  title={Conflict and Compatibility? Developmental Idealism and Gendered Differences in Marital Choice and Love},
  author={Keera Allendorf and Andrew Halpern-Manners and Dina G. Okamoto and Brian M. Powell},
  year={2015}
}
Developmental idealism (DI) theory suggests that people’s endorsement of schemas that connect family to socioeconomic development, and are collectively known as DI, is a powerful force that shapes family behavior. The valuation of individuals choosing their own spouses and doing so for so love as inherently good, as well as beliefs that these behaviors are… CONTINUE READING