Sexual dimorphisms and breeding systems in pinnipeds, ungulates, primates, and humans
Evolutionary Biology and Human Social Behavior: An Anthropological Perspective • Duxbury Press • North Scituate, Massachussetts • Published In • Pages: 402-435 •
By Alexander, Richard D., Hoogland, John L., Howard, Richard D., Noonan, Katharine M., Sherman, Paul W.
The degree of sexual dimorphism of stature will be associated with the degree of polygyny in human societies (434).
Societies with socially imposed monogamy appear to be more sexually dimorphic than societies with ecologically imposed monogamy. Other relationships are also examined.
|Correlation||Not Supported||Not Significant||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Degree Of Polygyny||Independent||Polygamy|
|Sexual Dimorphism Of Stature||Dependent||Anthropometry|