Sorcery, sin and the superego: a cross-cultural study of some mechanisms of social control

Cross-Cultural Approaches: Readings in Comparative Research HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 147-168
By Whiting, John W.M.


"We would predict . . . [that] . . . the greatest identification and guilt should be found in societies with nuclear households, next with monogamous extended households, next with polygynous households, and least of all with mother-child households" (162, 164)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Family Household StructureIndependentHousehold
Identification And GuiltDependentTheory Of Disease