Status of the elderly: economic and familial antecedents
Journal of Marriage and the Family • Published In • Pages: 267-275 •
By Lee, Gary R.
Higher status of the elderly will be associated with agricultural rather than exploitative economies, extended rather than nuclear family organization, inheritance of real property, and patrilocal rather than other residence patterns (270).
Type of economy, postmarital residence, and family organization were significant variables in this model.
|multiple regression||Partially supported||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Economic Type||Independent||Annual Cycle, Tillage, Diet|
|Family Organization||Independent||Extended Families, Nuclear Family|
|Inheritance Of Real Property||Independent||Inheritance|
|Status Of The Elderly||Dependent||Status And Treatment Of The Aged|