Cross-Cultural Correlates of the Ownership of Private Property

Social Science Research Vol/Iss. 21(1) Elsevier Amsterdam Published In Pages: 57-83
By Rudmin, Floyd Webster


Simmons' measures of private property will be significantly correlated (in the same direction) with Murdock's measures of private property


All variables were significantly correlated in the same direction, except for Simmons' variable 27 "Communal Ownership of Land" (r=.06, p > .05) with Murdock's measure of ownership of objects.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Kendall CorrelationSupport for 3 of the 4 variablesp < 0.05 for 3 of the 4 variablesMultiple r valuesUNKNOWN