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The political values and choices of husbands and wives

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This article applies theoretical ideas in the literature on the household division of labor to the analysis of partners' political preferences. We regress men's and women's political party preferences on their own and their partners' characteristics using data from the 1991 British Household Panel Survey (N = 2,546). We find a symmetrical pattern of influence: Men and women both give greatest weight to their own political values but also accord some significant weight to their partners' value...

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Journal:
JOURNAL OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
Volume:
68
Issue:
1
Pages:
70-86
Publication date:
2006-02-05
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EISSN:
1741-3737
ISSN:
0022-2445
URN:
uuid:d7404332-97f9-4e37-aaa7-2608b3166a44
Source identifiers:
60205
Local pid:
pubs:60205

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