Diversity and homogeneity in world societies
HRAF Press • New Haven, CT • Published In • Pages: 190 •
By Bourguignon, Erika, Greenbaum, Lenora
Marriage rule will vary according to world region (57).
36% of all world societies marry agomously, ranging from 53% in North America to 21% in Africa. The most exogamous societies are found in Africa (46%), while the most endogamous societies are found in South America (27%). Societies without explicitly-stated marriage rules range from 46% in the Insular Pacific to 8% in North America.
|Comparison of percentages||Support claimed||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|World Region||Independent||Identification, Location|
|Marriage Rule||Dependent||Regulation Of Marriage|