Interracial Dating

  title={Interracial Dating},
  author={George A. Yancey and Sherelyn Yancey},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={334 - 348}
Caste and exchange theories predict that Whites who enter into interracial relationships seek to trade their racial status for relational capital (i.e., physical attractiveness, financial security). Racial minorities, on the other hand, are likely to trade such assets for higher racial status. However, previous research concerning interracial relationships has concentrated on couples who are already established; thus, the existing literature is of limited use in examining the initial decisions… 
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