Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 37 Published In Pages: 81-86
By Artemova, Olga, Korotayev, Andrey V.


Monopolization of politically important information is correlated with a double standard in regard to extramarital sex (83)


Women are more likely than men to be severely punished for extramarital sex in societies with higher monopolization of information.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Goodman and Kruskal's gamma, Spearman’s rhoSupportedUNKNOWN?= -.48, p= .066 ; ? = -.38, p =.046One-tailed