Predictors of Land Privatization: Cross-Cultural Tests of Defendability and Resource Stress Theory

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 122(4) American Anthropological Association Arlington, VA Published In Pages: 745-758
By Ember, Carol R., Adem, Terferi Abate, Brougham, Tahlisa, Pitek, Emily


Permanent settlement will be associated with the robustness of individual land rights


This regression was also run on Pryor's (2005, 2011) robustness score and a combined sample. The results were significant in both of the additional cases.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regression modelsSupportedp<0.010.367Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Permanent settlementIndependent variableSettlement Patterns
Robustness of individual land rightsDependent variableProperty System