Belief in the evil eye in world perspective

The Evil Eye Columbia University Press New York Published In Pages: 223-278
By Roberts, John M.


". . . the evil eye is positively associated with modes of marriage that involve the transfer of a substantial amount of property from either the groom's or the bride's kinsmen to the kinsmen of the spouse" (246)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Goodman and Kruskal's coefficient of associationSupportedp<.01.46Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Evil Eye BeliefDependentSorcery
Mode Of MarriageIndependentMode Of Marriage