Conjugal power and spousal resources in patriarchal cultures

Journal of Comparative Family Studies Vol/Iss. 14 Published In Pages: 23-38
By Lee, Gary R., Peterson, Larry R.


Wives’ power and wives’ proportionate contribution to subsistence will be negatively associated with cultural complexity (31-2).


The relationship between cultural complexity and women's contribution to subsistence is non-linear.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
correlation, multuple regressionSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Cultural ComplexityIndependentNONE
Wives' Contribution To SubsistenceDependentDivision Of Labor By Gender
Wives' PowerDependentBasis Of Marriage