Dowry as female competition

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 92 Published In Pages: 994-1005
By Gaulin, Steven J.C., Boster, James S.


Dowry will be associated with societies that are agricultural but have low female subsistance labor (1000).


However, discriminant analysis results show that this hypothesis is less predictive than the previous hypothesis.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DowryDependentMode Of Marriage
Female Subsistence LaborIndependentDivision Of Labor By Gender
Mode Of SubsistenceIndependentFood Quest, Annual Cycle, Diet