Warfare, sex ratio and polygyny

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 197-206
By Ember, Melvin


"However, when we control on Whiting's predictor, i.e., presence or absence of a long postpartum sex taboo, a strong relationship between high male mortality and polygyny still obtains, in the presence of both a long and a short postpartum sex taboo" (202)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phi coefficientSupportedp<.05.52One-tailed