The family in cross-cultural perspective

Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York Published In Pages: ??
By Stephens, William N.


"Son-to-father and wife-to-husband deference are positively correlated" (325)


This is part of a wider exploration of deference relationships. When there is deference, it is generally received by older men and rarely given to women. Societies with deference relationships generally have several such relationships, with the child-father relationship the core of this pattern.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedNot ApplicableUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Son-to-father DeferenceAssociationFamily Relationships
Wife-to-husband DeferenceAssociationFamily Relationships