Breaking ties with deceased spouse
The Realm of the Extra Human: Agents and Audiences • Mouton • The Hague & Paris • Published In • Pages: 217-231 •
By Rosenblatt, Paul C., Walsh, R. Patricia, Jackson, Douglas A.
Where levirate or sororate remarriage is present (versus when it is not), tie-breaking customs are more likely to be present (219).
The presence of levirate remarriage and the presence of sororate remarriage were both significantly (p<.05) and positively associated with four of seven tie-breaking customs.
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Levirate Remarriage (presence/absence)||Dependent||Secondary Marriages|
|Sororate Remarriage (presence/absence)||Dependent||Secondary Marriages|
|Tie-breaking Customs With Deceased Spouse||Independent||Mourning|