Power and sexual fear in primitive societies

Journal of Marriage and the Family Published In Pages: 917-926
By Eichler, Margrit


"In cultures in which women contribute above the median to subsistence, the postpartum sex taboo will be shorter than in societies in which women contribute below the median to the subsistence of society" (1.5).


Although there was a significant relationship between these two variables, it was in the opposite direction than expected.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareNot Supportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN