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  1. Subsistence economy, transfer of wealth at marriage and type of family will predict status of the elderly (427)Balkwell, Carolyn - Subsistence economy, family structure and the status of the elderly, 1981 - 4 Variables

    This article explores factors affecting the status of the elderly, looking particularly at type of family, economy, and wealth transfer.

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  2. Extended family will be positively associated with high status of the elderly (425)Balkwell, Carolyn - Subsistence economy, family structure and the status of the elderly, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This article explores factors affecting the status of the elderly, looking particularly at type of family, economy, and wealth transfer.

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  3. Subsistence economy and type of family will predict status for the elderly (427)Balkwell, Carolyn - Subsistence economy, family structure and the status of the elderly, 1981 - 3 Variables

    This article explores factors affecting the status of the elderly, looking particularly at type of family, economy, and wealth transfer.

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  4. Agricultural subsistence (settled agriculture) will be positively associated with the status of the elderly (425).Balkwell, Carolyn - Subsistence economy, family structure and the status of the elderly, 1981 - 2 Variables

    This article explores factors affecting the status of the elderly, looking particularly at type of family, economy, and wealth transfer.

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  5. Social complexityas measured by economy is positively associated with status of the elderly (413, 418)Ishii-Kuntz, Masako - Status of the elderly: an extension of the theory, 1987 - 2 Variables

    This article reassesses the cross-cultural work on status of the elderly and tests two additional variables, socialization values and ancestor worship, as predictors of the status of the elderly.

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  6. Besides type of economy, ancestor worship, family structure, postmarital residence, and emphasis on conformity are all associated with status of the elderly (417-418)Ishii-Kuntz, Masako - Status of the elderly: an extension of the theory, 1987 - 5 Variables

    This article reassesses the cross-cultural work on status of the elderly and tests two additional variables, socialization values and ancestor worship, as predictors of the status of the elderly.

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  7. The status of the elderly will be positively associated with familial structural complexity (432).Lee, Gary R. - Family structure and the status of the elderly: a preliminary empirical study, 1979 - 2 Variables

    This article examines the status of the elderly cross-culturally, proposing that familial complexity, unlineal descent, and unilocal residence are predictors of high status. The authors theorize that elderly male status will be highest in patrilineal and patrilocal societies; elderly female status will be highest in matrilineal and matrilocal societies. Some support is found for these patterns, but the authors ultimately regard them as too simple to adequately predict status of the elderly.

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  8. Treatment of the elderly will be related to climate, subsistence strategy, social stratification, and belief in active high gods (408).Glascock, Anthony P. - The myth of the golden isle: old age in pre-industrial societies, 1987 - 5 Variables

    This study discusses the distribution of the treatment of the aged across a sample of pre-industrial societies. Data illustrate that the elderly were treated in a non-supportive or death-hastening manner in the majority of societies, dispelling the notion that a golden age/isle existed in pre-industrial societies in which the elderly were revered and supported. Results also suggest a relationship between age and treatment of the elderly and climate, social, and subsistence variables and the treatment of the aged.

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  9. At the time of marriage, wealth is generally transferred from the groom’s family to the bride’s and from the couple’s parents to the bride and groom (288).Huber, Brad R. - Material resource investments at marriage: evolutionary, social, and ecologi..., 2011 - 1 Variables

    This article focuses on parents’ investment of material resources at the time of their child’s marriage. Two patterns emerge from the data: wealth is generally transferred from the groom’s family to the bride’s and from the couple’s parents to the bride and groom. Social and ecological factors are also examined. Multiple regression analysis shows that paternal confidence level, societal polygyny rate, and level of pathogen stress can affect the aforementioned wealth transfer patterns.

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  10. The status of the elderly will be positively associated with unlineal descent, with a patrilineal system predicting high elderly male status and a matrilineal system predicting high elderly female status (432).Lee, Gary R. - Family structure and the status of the elderly: a preliminary empirical study, 1979 - 2 Variables

    This article examines the status of the elderly cross-culturally, proposing that familial complexity, unlineal descent, and unilocal residence are predictors of high status. The authors theorize that elderly male status will be highest in patrilineal and patrilocal societies; elderly female status will be highest in matrilineal and matrilocal societies. Some support is found for these patterns, but the authors ultimately regard them as too simple to adequately predict status of the elderly.

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