Reflective processes in family histories: relationship styles and gender differences in young couples with children

Author/s Matteo Moscatelli, Elisabetta Carrà, Chiara Ferrari
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/3 Language Italian
Pages 17 P. 62-78 File size 269 KB
DOI 10.3280/SISS2022-003005
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Relational reflexivity is an increasingly important aspect to understand the life of a couple. This research studied reflexivity in 32 couples (25-40 years), married or cohabiting with at least one child. Through a mixed method approach, 3 groups were identified with different levels of relational reflexivity (high, medium and low) and some gender differences are outlined, during the process of building the "we".

Keywords: relational reflexivity; couples; gender differences; family transitions; mixed methods.

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Matteo Moscatelli, Elisabetta Carrà, Chiara Ferrari, Processi riflessivi nelle storie familiari: stili relazionali e differenze di genere nelle giovani coppie con figli in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 3/2022, pp 62-78, DOI: 10.3280/SISS2022-003005