The politics of reproductive ritual

University of California Press Berkeley, CA Published In Pages: ??
By Paige, Jeffery M., Paige, Karen


Segregation by sex is positively associated with instability of political power (238).


Segregation by sex includes instances of both male and female segregation practices. Instability of political power is an index of the ability to acquire political leadership with wealth, develop political faction through social indebtedness, and ritualized warfare.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson's rSupportedp < 0.001r = 0.49UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Sexual SegregationIndependentNONE
Political InstabilityDependentNONE