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Marriage and cohabitation in South Africa: an enriching explanation?

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dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-19 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T13:31:42Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T13:31:42Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09-19 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/11223
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the relative impact of cultural attitudes (attitudes towards cohabitation) on the likelihood of an individual marrying or cohabitating. More we are interested in understanding whether or not differences in attitudes towards or marrying may help explain some of the differences in the way in which different within South Africa choose coupledom. To do this, we employed three 'cultural' 'The racial categories of "White," "Black," "Coloured" and "Asian" as used in South Africa refer markers and do not denote or imply any inherent characteristics. Their continued use in South Africa understanding differences in behavior based on culture,) and we tested their influence on the likelihood and cohabiting whilst controlling for a number of key socio-demographic factors. thus examines the central question as to what unique contribution such cultural variables may make to understanding differences in choice of relationship status. argue that exploring norms and values are crucial if the cultural dimension marital patterns is to be adequately en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject MARRIAGE en
dc.title Marriage and cohabitation in South Africa: an enriching explanation? en
dc.type Journal articles - non-HSRC staff en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber TAAMAA en
dc.Volume 44(5) en
dc.BudgetYear 2013/14 en
dc.ResearchGroup Service Delivery, Democracy and Governance en
dc.SourceTitle Journal of Comparative Family Studies en
dc.ArchiveNumber 9951 en
dc.PageNumber 623-639 en
dc.outputnumber 8874 en
dc.bibliographictitle Moore, E. & Govender, R. (2013) Marriage and cohabitation in South Africa: an enriching explanation?. <i>Journal of Comparative Family Studies</i>. 44(5):623-639. en
dc.publicationyear 2013 en
dc.contributor.author1 Moore, E. en
dc.contributor.author2 Govender, R. en

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