Extra-marital affairs: a reconsideration of the meaning and universality of the "double standard"

World Cultures Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 2-21
By Jankowiak, William, Nell, Diane, Buckmaster, Anne


Women will cope with infidelity with self-help tactics more frequently in bilateral societies than in matrilineal and patrilineal ones (8).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareNot SupportedNot SignificantUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DescentIndependentRule Of Descent
Response To InfidelityDependentSex And Marital Offenses, Extramarital Sex Relations