Affiliations: Structural Determinants of Differential Divorce Rates

American Journal of Sociology Vol/Iss. 69(1) The University of Chicago Press Published In Pages: 13-20
By Ackerman, Charles


By combining both community and consanguine endogamy, achieving a maximum of conjunctive affiliation, societies should have a strengthened association with low divorce rate. The reverse should be true for societies with combined community and consanguine exogamy (473)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestSupportedp=.013Yule’s Q=1.0UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Consanguine And Community Exogamy Or EndogamyIndependentResidence, Kin Groups
Divorce RatesDependentTermination Of Marriage