Sense of Place Among Hunter-Gatherers

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 50(4) SAGE Publications Published In Pages: 283-324
By Thompson, Barton


Sense of place will be positively associated with social cohesion. (286)


Sense of place measured by averaging of ratings by the researcher for six constructs (identity, attachment, dependency, propriety, home range, and comprehensive SOP assessment). Social cohesion measured by averaging ratings for cohesion at three unit scales (multifamily, conglomeration of multifamilies, and ethnic-cultural).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman's rhoSupportedp < 0.05r = 0.95two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Sense of PlaceDependentIdentification
Social CohesionIndependentSocial Relationships And Groups