Chapter 21. Couples and Their Networks

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Eric Widmer

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch21

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Widmer, E. (2004) Couples and Their Networks, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • couples;
  • networks of couples;
  • conjugal networks;
  • exchanges;
  • psychological support

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Functional Features of Conjugal Networks

  • Structural Features OF Conjugal Networks

  • Conjugal Networks and Conjugal Dyads

  • Conclusions