Where do cultures come from?

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 40 Published In Pages: 152-176
By Kanazawa, Satoshi


This article explores how the evolutionary psychological perspective explains cultural universals and variations. This framework is then used to test whether wealth affects parents' preferences of sons or daughters on an individual and national level. Results suggest that wealthier individuals and wealthier nations prefer sons to daughters.


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