Grief and mourning in cross-cultural perspective

HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 231
By Rosenblatt, Paul C., Walsh, R. Patricia, Jackson, Douglas A.


Ritual specialists are more likely to be present in large scale societies with relatively permanent communities and in societies with rules for inheritance of real property. The importance of ritual specialists correlates negatively with temporary or permanent camp abandonment following a typical adult death (151)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson’s product-moment correlationSupportedp<.05supportedTwo-tailed