Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies

HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: ??
By Schlegel, Alice


"Disruption of marriage and divorce are also closely associated with the authority patterns. In both Brother Dominant and Neither Dominant societies, the stable figure tends to be the woman, with the husband leaving in case of divorce" (85)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Coefficient of contingencySupportedp<.01.40UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DivorceUNKNOWNTermination Of Marriage
Domestic Authority TypeUNKNOWNHousehold