A global analysis of cultural tightness in non-industrial societies

Proceedings of the Royal Society Vol/Iss. 287(1930) Royal Society Publishing Published In Pages: ??
By Jackson, Joshua Conrad, Gelfand, Michele J., Ember, Carol R.


Kinship heterogeneity will be negatively associated with cultural tightness


2 tests: Nested in society, nested in society and language family; kinship heterogeneity was measured by the presence/absence of matrilocal or bilocal residence.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multilevel regressionSupportedp<0.001, p<0.001B=-0.38, B=-0.39UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Cultural TightnessDependentNONE
Kinship heterogeneity IndependentResidence