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.


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