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  1. "I hypothesize that co-wife jealousy is associated with husband authority, as wives compete for access to the center of power in the home" (23)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  2. Societies where male dominance is valued will place a higher valuation on fatness in women (262).Ember, Carol R. - Valuing thinness or fatness in women: reevaluating the effect of resource sc..., 2005 - 2 Variables

    This study focuses on preferences for thinness or fatness in women cross-culturally. Results contradict previous studies and the hypothesis that preference for fatness in women is predicted by resource scarcity. Alternative explanations for valuation of fatness are explored, including climate and male dominance.

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  3. ". . . I had predicted that a low level of political complexity would be associated with Husband Dominant societies and a higher level with Brother Dominant" (80-81)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  4. "I hypothesize that matrilateral cross-cousin marriage is associated with husband authority in the domestic group, and that patrilateral cross-cousin marriage is associated with brother authority in the domestic group" (10)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  5. Cultures will have a plump standard of beauty when women's work is not valued highly, or when women are restricted in the times and situations in which they can work (207).Anderson, Judith L. - Was the Duchess of Windsor right?: A cross-cultural review of the socioecolo..., 1992 - 3 Variables

    Cultures vary widely in regards to beauty standards for female body fat: while industrialized nations typically prefer thinness in women, ethnographic reports indicate that plumpness is valued in many small-scale societies. Here the authors evaluate several hypotheses that relate variation in female body fat preference to variation in socioecology such as food storage, climate, male social dominance, valuation and restriction of women's work, and female stress during adolescence.

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  6. ". . . control is associated with authority; so that husband or brother control correspond with husband or brother authority, and Type III [equivalent husband and brother authority] is associated with some form of partial or total female control" (22)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  7. ". . . substantial bridewealth will be found more often in societies with husband authority, and . . . token bridewealth, or none, will be found in the other types" (21)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  8. ". . . Sister-to-brother deference is highly characteristic of Brother Dominant societies" (60)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  9. "Sibling avoidance occurs most frequently in societies with husband authority, as a mechanism for keeping the brother, who has some authority over his sister within the descent group, from interfering in her marriage, in which her husband has authority" (26)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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  10. "There is a significant relationship between no or low stratification and Husband Dominant or Neither Dominant domestic authority. . . . Medium or high stratification [is] present in . . . Brother Dominant societies . . ." (81)Schlegel, Alice - Male dominance and female autonomy: domestic authority in matrilineal societies, 1972 - 2 Variables

    This book examines male and female power in various kinship configurations. Variables for male dominance and female autonomy are associated with various political and social variables, such as political complexity and co-wife jealousy. Several hypotheses are supported.

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