Peri (1999), "A Multivariate Analysis of Homogamy
in Montevideo, Uruguay", Population Studies, vol.
As indicated, marital homogamy
might pose one obstacle to the formation of black heterosexual unions.
On the other hand, the frequency of homogamy
directly determines the extent of acculturation/retention of an ethnic minority as the families in which parents share the same cultural traits (homogamous families) exhibit more retentionist attitude towards their shared traits than the families with mixed cultural parents (heterogamous families).
describes unions where partner choice is based on specific criteria (ethnic, religious, social, cultural and socioprofessional).
To the extent that the problems of the black family stem from the numbers imbalance," the commitment to black men and racial homogamy
furthers that imbalance, and in so doing, "actually undermine[s] the black family that [black] women hope to salvage" (pp.
In the United States, this form of homogamy
is intensifying over time (Schwartz 2010, Mare and Schwartz 2006), a development that contributes to the takeoff in inequality.
y Becky Glass (1985), "Marital Age Heterogamy and Homogamy
, 1900 to 1980", Journal of Marriage and Family, pp.
On the other hand, the Social Homogamy
hypothesis is proposed.
Patterns of Educational Homogamy
in Argentina from the Modality Acquired by Entering Marital Unions
This led to homogamy
, or the interbreeding of persons with similar characteristics.
621-646; Jeroen Smits, "Social Closure Among the Higher Educated: Trends in Educational Homogamy
in 55 Countries," Social Science Research, June 2003, pp.
Has the Post-communist Transformation Led to an Increase in Educational Homogamy
in The Czech Republic after 1989?