Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective

Anthropological Quarterly Vol/Iss. 71 Published In Pages: 238-252
By Ayres, Barbara


"In addition, the data show that raiding for wives, like bride theft, is most likely to occur in societies where mother and infant sleep together" (249)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Mother And Infant Sleeping ArrangementsIndependentInfant Care
Raiding For WivesDependentMode Of Marriage