Promiscuity, paternity, and culture

American Ethnologist Vol/Iss. 5 Published In Pages: 151-159
By Greene, Penelope J.


This study examines several aspects of human society that are associated with underlying patterns of genetic relationships. Results suggest that paternity certainty (measured by female extramarital promiscuity) is related to kinship terminology systems and marriage systems.

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