Mate swapping: Perceptions, value orientations, and participation in a Midwestern community

@article{Spanier1975MateSP,
  title={Mate swapping: Perceptions, value orientations, and participation in a Midwestern community},
  author={G. Spanier and C. L. Cole},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1975},
  volume={4},
  pages={143-159}
}
This article attempts to illuminate the understanding of swinging, or mate swapping, an increasingly common form of extramarital sexual activity. A theoretical formulation argues that swinging is a form of extramarital sexual activity which serves to define as good and acceptable a behavior that in other forms and in the past has been considered deviant or immoral. A stratified area probability sample of 579 married adults was drawn from a Midwestern community of 40,000. Areas investigated… Expand
9 Citations

Paper Mentions

The commencement of bisexual activity in swinging married women over age thirty.
  • J. Dixon
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of sex research
  • 1984
  • 35
Gender differences in sexuality: a meta-analysis.
  • 1,059
  • PDF
Use of recall data in survey research on human sexual behavior.
  • 28
Gênero, sexualidade e swing: a ressignificação de valores através da troca de casais
  • 2
  • PDF

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
Comarital mate‐sharing and family stability∗
  • 20
Co-Marital Sex and the Sexual Freedom Movement*
  • 45
The Emergence of Middle-Class Deviant Subcultures: The Case of Swingers
  • 28
The sociology of mate swapping: Or the family that swings together clings together∗
  • 54
  • Highly Influential
...
1
2
3
...