Conflicting loyalties theory: a cross-cultural test

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 15 Published In Pages: 201-210
By Kang, Gay Elizabeth


This article tests the conflicting loyalties theory that predicts feuding will be absent when multiple allegiances are present. The author tests this theory using variables that are believed to establish cross-cutting loyalties, such as exogamy and cousin marriage. Several hypotheses are tested, none are supported.

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