A cross-cultural study of the relationships between family types and social stratification

Journal of Marriage and the Family Vol/Iss. 31 Published In Pages: 322-327
By Chu, Hsien-jen, Bollingsworth, J. Selwyn


This study examines the relationship betweeen family type and forms of social stratification. Findings refute current theories (that the independent family is associated with complex social stratification) and suggest that the lineal family is positively associated with complex social stratification.

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