Her Support, His Support: Money, Masculinity, and Marital Infidelity

@article{Munsch2015HerSH,
  title={Her Support, His Support: Money, Masculinity, and Marital Infidelity},
  author={Christin Lee Munsch},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={80},
  pages={469 - 495}
}
  • C. L. Munsch
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • American Sociological Review
Recent years have seen great interest in the relationship between relative earnings and marital outcomes. Using data from the 1997 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, I examine the effect of relative earnings on infidelity, a marital outcome that has received little attention. Theories of social exchange predict that the greater one’s relative income, the more likely one will be to engage in infidelity. Yet, emerging literature raises questions about the utility of gender-neutral exchange… Expand

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