A cross-cultural study of the relationships between family types and social stratification

Journal of Marriage and the Family Vol/Iss. 31 Published In Pages: 322-327
By Chu, Hsien-jen, Bollingsworth, J. Selwyn


Associations will exist between family type and different types of social stratification (formal age grades, hereditary aristocracy, wealth distinctions).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squarePartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Family TypeAssociationNuclear Family, Extended Families
Formal Age-gradesAssociationAge Stratification
Hereditary AristocracyAssociationClasses
Wealth DistinctionsAssociationClasses