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  1. Purely unilocal residence (without a significant alternative postmarital residence pattern) will be associated with the formation of a unilineal descent group (84-86).Korotayev, Andrey V. - Unilocal residence and unilineal descent: a reconsideration, 2004 - 2 Variables

    This study focuses on the development of unilineal descent, reviewing previous theories and testing additional factors to explain the relationship between unilineal descent and unilocal residence. Results suggest four key factors leading to a low association between these two variables: insufficient alternatives to unilocal residence rule, instability of communal composition, absence of sedentary settlement pattern, and small average community size. A model linking all variables from the paper is presented.

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  2. Monopolization of politically important information is positively associated with physical punishment of wives (84)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  3. Monopolization of politically important information is positively associated with the informal influence of women (85)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  4. “[A]mong sedentary cultures a significantly higher percentage of unilocal societies must be unilineal than among nonsedentary ones” (94).Korotayev, Andrey V. - Unilocal residence and unilineal descent: a reconsideration, 2004 - 3 Variables

    This study focuses on the development of unilineal descent, reviewing previous theories and testing additional factors to explain the relationship between unilineal descent and unilocal residence. Results suggest four key factors leading to a low association between these two variables: insufficient alternatives to unilocal residence rule, instability of communal composition, absence of sedentary settlement pattern, and small average community size. A model linking all variables from the paper is presented.

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  5. Monopolization of information is negatively correlated with high status for women (82)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  6. Monopolization of politically important information is correlated with a double standard in regard to extramarital sex (83)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  7. Monopolization of politically important information is inversely correlated with the value of women's lives (84)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  8. Monopolization of politically important information is inversely correlated with female ownership or control of the use of dwellings (83)Artemova, Olga - Monopolization of information and female status: a cross-cultural test, 2003 - 2 Variables

    This study tests a hypothesis developed in a previous study (Artemova 2003). The authors analyze the relationship between the monopolization of politically important information and gender inequality. Sixty correlations are tested between measures of female status and an indicator of information monopolization; findings support the hypothesis.

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  9. Communities composed of smaller families, as opposed to larger families, will have elected (formal or informal) leadership.Bondarenko, Dmitri - Family Size and Community Organization: A Cross-Cultural Comparison, 2000 - 2 Variables

    The study examines the relationship between communal democracy and family size. The results indicate a weak significant negative correlation between communal leadership and family size. Even though the researchers suggest that the known curvilinear relationship between the variables could challenge this finding, further tests indicate that there are grounds for maintaining that family size has some independent influence on the existence of communal democracy.

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  10. "Communities composed of small families will have an elected (formally or informally) leadership significantly more than communities composed of large extended families" (159).Bondarenko, Dmitri - Family size and community organization: a cross-cultural comparison, 2000 - 2 Variables

    This study analyzes the relationship between communal democracy and family size. Results show a weakly significant negative correlation between communal leadership and family size. Authors suggest that this relationship could be challenged based on the known curvilinear relationship between family size and cultural complexity. However, several further tests suggest that there are grounds for maintaining that family size has some independent influence on the existence of communial democracy.

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