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.


The rate of remarriage will be more strongly associated with tie-breaking customs where levirate remarriage is practiced (219).


A non-significant trend in the data provides some support. Five of seven tie-breaking customs are more strongly correlated with remarriage rates when remarriage occurs exclusively by levirate.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN