Population growth, society, and culture: an inventory of cross-culturally tested causal hypotheses

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 126
By Sipes, Richard G.


Favorability of childrens' attitude toward parents will be positively associated with Population Growth Rate (PGR) (58).


Favorable attitude of children toward parents is measured as a composite of 5 different variables, including postpubescent children's obedience, gifts, and visits to, and respect and admiration for, their parents.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot Supportedp = 0.13gamma = 0.35UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population Growth RateDependentPopulation
Favorable Attitude of Children Toward ParentsIndependentFamily Relationships