Subsistence variables: a comparison of textor and sauer

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 160-164
By Brown, Judith K.


Root and tuber crops will will positively correlate with the higher involvement of women in the subsistence activities (161).


Among societies whose major agricultural products are roots and tubers, the contribution that women make to subsistence activities is high, whereas this is not true for cultivators. See page 161 for results.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testUNKNOWNp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Agricultural ProductIndependentTillage
Women's Role In The Subsistence ActivitiesDependentDivision Of Labor By Gender