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


The relationship between the robustness of individual land rights and the level of natural hazards modified by famine will be curvilinear


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Kruskal-Wallis comparison of groups and quadratic regression modelNot supportedp=0.193 and p=0.12, respectivelyUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Robustness of individual land rightsDependent variableProperty System
Natural hazards modified by famineIndependent variableDisasters