Permanent group membership

Biological Theory Vol/Iss. 9 Springer Published In Pages: 318-324
By Roes, Frans L.


Patrilocal societies are more likely to have active high gods (321). This will be true when individually controlling for society size (jurisdictional hierarchy), class stratification, caste stratification, and region.


These tests used data from the Ethnographic Atlas.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationSupportedp<.01Kendall's tau-b range: 0.108 - 0.185No Info