Conjunctive Affiliation and Divorce

A Modern Introduction to The Family The Free Press New York, NY Published In Pages: 469-478
By Ackerman, Charles


In bilateral societies a combination of community and consanguine endogamy and exogamy are associated. In lineal societies, the levirate will predict low divorce rates. (p. 476)


Had to limit sample to 11 cases.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's exact testSupportedP = .0002Q= 1.0UNKNOWN