Father-child relationships and the status of women: a cross-cultural study

The American Journal of Sociology Vol/Iss. 93(5) Chicago Univ. Press Chicago, Il Published In Pages: 1060-1095
By Coltrane, Scott


This study examines several predictors of female status in public decision making. The author hypothesizes that paternal nurturance will be positively associated with female status. Although results suggest that a male dominated social structure is the strongest predictor, paternal nurturance also significantly contributes to variance in female status.

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