Female allies and female power a cross-cultural analysis

Evolution and Human Behavior Vol/Iss. 25 Published In Pages: 9-23
By Yanca, Catherine, Low, Bobbi S.


This study tests the various ecological and social influences of women's political power and resource control in polygynous societies cross-culturally. Results suggest that women who are closer to their kin and have sisters as cowives are more likely to have resource control and power.

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