On the origin and extension of the incest taboo
Behavior Science Research • Vol/Iss. 10(4) • Sage Journals • • Published In • Pages: 249-281 •
By Ember, Melvin
First cousin marriage is more common in middle-sized societies undergoing depopulation.
This hypothesis seeks to explain possible exceptions to hypotheses 3 and 4, and uses two random samples of 15 societies in order to do so.
|Fisher's Exact Test||Supported||p<.01||.75; .84||One tailed|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Population Of Society||Independent||Population|
|Prohibition Of First Cousin Marriage||Dependent||Regulation Of Marriage|