Gender inequality in childhood: toward a life course perspective

Gender Issues Vol/Iss. 19 Published In Pages: 61-86
By Baunach, Dawn Michelle


Patrilocality will be positively associated with childhood gender inequality but not adulthood gender inequality (67).


Patrilocality is positively correlated with both measures of child gender inequality (rho = .38 and .37). Adulthood gender inequality is not significantly correlated to patrilocality.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN