Gender and Marital Happiness in Later Life

  title={Gender and Marital Happiness in Later Life},
  author={Gayle Kaufman and Hiromi Taniguchi},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={735 - 757}
  • Gayle Kaufman, Hiromi Taniguchi
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Issues
  • In this study, the authors examine the effect of gender ideology on marital happiness in later life. Studies of marital satisfaction in later life have tended to neglect such attitudes, although they have received increasing attention in the literature on younger marriages. The authors use data from married individuals who range in age from 51 to 92 years old and are members of the 1994 Iowa Youth and Families Project. Results indicate that those who hold egalitarian attitudes report… CONTINUE READING
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