The relationship of marital intimacy and aloofness to social environment: a hologeistic study

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 21 Published In Pages: 50-69
By Broude, Gwen J.


Marital intimacy will prevail in societies that do not provide other human support systems (60).


Further analysis suggests that marriages tend to remain intimate when a culture is characterized by either of the two measures of rootlessness (mobility or community anonymity).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Marital IntimacyDependentBasis Of Marriage
RootlessnessIndependentSettlement Patterns, Community