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The consequences of heterogamy and homogamy on the similarity between spouses.

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Humans in many societies are known to mate, or marry, assortatively for a number of characters such as eye colour, height, IQ and place of birth. In this assortment an element of active choice may be involved. It is not known whether this choice is genetic. Two models of human mate choice are examined in which both males and females can express a mating preference. In the first, 'sexual' preferences can be expressed for any phenotype not necessarily one's own; in the second, preferences are o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of biosocial science
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
193-206
Publication date:
1989-04-01
EISSN:
1469-7599
ISSN:
0021-9320
Source identifiers:
72082
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:72082
UUID:
uuid:45016926-1a55-44d0-bba1-1f969b1efcc1
Local pid:
pubs:72082
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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