Toward monogamy: a cross-cultural study of correlates of type of marriage
Social Forces • Vol/Iss. 44 • Published In • Pages: 8-16 •
By Osmond, Marie W.
"Monogamy is significantly related to a greater degree of societal complexity than is polygyny. . . . The organizational pattern most characteristic of polygynous societies can be noted as relatively intermediate in complexity rather than very simple" (15)
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Level Of Societal Complexity||Independent||Territorial Organization|
|Type Of Marriage||Dependent||Polygamy|