A cross cultural study of sex gender and social structure

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 8 Published In Pages: 206-211
By Munroe, Robert L., Munroe, Ruth H.


"The relative frequency of masculine and feminine nouns in languages with sex gender may be partially determined by . . . the degree of 'sex bias' present in the social structure" (206)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationSupportedp<.01.81UNKNOWN