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Mate Selection
This paper studies the subject of mate selection among humans.
# 74353 | 4,050 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Philosophy (Metaphysics) , Sociology (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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In this article, the writer examines theories of mate selection. The writer discusses why people choose specific individuals as their mates. Further, the writer presents a review of relevant literature. In this paper, interviews with couples regarding reasons for their attraction to their respective mates are also discussed.

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"For several decades, researchers have proposed various theories to answer the perennial question of why people choose specific individuals as their mates. To explore this issue, this paper will first present a qualitative review of the literature on the different mate selection theories. Moreover the findings of the interviews conducted with six couples based on their perceptions of the underlying reasons for their attraction to their partners will be conducted. Using the combined evidence derived from the findings of these interviews, as well as additional research from the literature on ... "

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