Cultural correlates of the regulation of premarital sex behavior

Process and Pattern in Culture: Essays in Honor of Julian H. Steward Aldine Chicago Published In Pages: 399-410
By Murdock, George Peter


"Societies with local communities having large populations . . . are characterized by restrictive sexual norms. . . . Where local groups are small in size . . . norms of premarital sex behavior tend strongly to be permissive" (404)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population Of Local CommunitiesIndependentCommunity Structure
Premarital Sex NormsDependentPremarital Sex Relations