Female status and cultural evolution: a study in ethnographer bias

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 11 Published In Pages: 168-212
By Divale, William Tulio


"Societies observed by females or by males who worked under optimal field conditions [ethnographer spent at least one year in the field and spoke the native language] indicate that female status is equal to male status or only slightly below as societal complexity increases" (194)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
gamma, tau-cSupportedp<.05tau-c=-.33UNKNOWN