Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Sociology and Anthropology

First Advisor

Dr. Mark Rousseau

Second Advisor

Dr. Mary Williamson

Third Advisor

Dr. Merlin Hofstetter


The primary purpose of this thesis is to attempt to discover the type and degree of relationship between married persons' perceptions of feminism and their marital adjustment. More specifically, it is aimed at exploring and describing the influence of discrepant interpretations of feminism by man and wife on their marital adjustment.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright Leonard R. Decker August, 1976