Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective

Anthropological Quarterly Vol/Iss. 71 Published In Pages: 238-252
By Ayres, Barbara


Societies requiring a bride price at marriage should tend to have a higher proportion of bridetheft than those where considerations at marriage are less substantial (242)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.10UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Bride TheftDependentMode Of Marriage
Mode Of MarriageIndependentMode Of Marriage