Father absence and male aggression: a re-examination of the comparative evidence

Ethos Vol/Iss. 29 Wiley-Blackwell for the American Anthropological Association Washington, D.C. Published In Pages: 296-314
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


In a subsample excluding societies that are matrilocal and have less than occasional warfare, father's sleeping distance will be a better predictor of homicide and assault (305).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedp<.005.631Two-tailed