Alternative predictors of polygyny

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 19 Published In Pages: 1-23
By Ember, Melvin


"This paper describes how the "sex-ratio" explanation of polygyny compares with some alternative, supposedly causal explanations. The results suggest that polygyny is best predicted by two statistically independent factors--high male mortality in warfare…and delayed age of marriage for men."

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