A cross-cultural test of Collins’ theory of sexual stratification

Journal of Marriage and the Family Vol/Iss. 44 Published In Pages: 675-684
By Johnson, G. David, Hendrix, Lewellyn


This article tests Randall Collin's 1975 theory that political-economic factors, rather than family/kinship factors, predict the degree of sexual stratification in a given society. A multivariate model is tested and findings contradict the theory.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)Other Researcherssubsample of 74 cases used

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