International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Mate Selection in Heterosexual Relationships: A Study of Gender Differentiation among Students in Greece
Stella P. Papamichail, PhD

The article discusses gender differentiation of mate selection criteria in heterosexual relationships, presenting the findings of a survey conducted in Greece among 77 students aged 19-29 who attend the Department of Social Work in the University of West Attica. The gender variable was the control variable for research cases and was used in the interpretation of the results. The results showed that in this particular group of educated young people differences in preferences in mate selection between men and women tend to be eliminated as a source of social development in the field of women's position and gender socialization.

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