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It is the purpose of this study to explore the nature of the marriage role expectations of students who are enrolled in a junior college course in marriage and the family. By means of a questionnaire, students were assigned ranks on a scale ranging from traditional to equalitarian views of marriage roles. Sub-scale scores were obtained in the areas of authority, homemaking, care of children, personal characteristics, social participation, education, and employment and support. By means of Pearson product-moment correlations it was determined whether the above scores were independent of sex, social status, dominance, self-acceptance, socialization and flexibility.



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