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  1. In hunting and gathering societies, elopement occurs rarely (407)Apostolou, Menelaos - Sexual selection under parental choice: the role of parents in the evolution..., 2007 - 2 Variables

    This study reveals that in hunting and gathering societies thought to be akin to those of our ancestors, female choice is constained by the control that parents exercise over their daughters. Since parental control is the typical pattern of mate choice among extant foragers, it is likely that this pattern was also prevalent throughout human evolution.

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  2. Societies requiring a bride price at marriage should tend to have a higher proportion of bridetheft than those where considerations at marriage are less substantial (242)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  3. "The presence of status differentials within the society which are based upon birth, wealth or occupation is not shown to be related to bride theft" (242-243)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  4. In hunting and gathering societies, male parents, more often than female parents will control the marriage arrangements (406)Apostolou, Menelaos - Sexual selection under parental choice: the role of parents in the evolution..., 2007 - 2 Variables

    This study reveals that in hunting and gathering societies thought to be akin to those of our ancestors, female choice is constained by the control that parents exercise over their daughters. Since parental control is the typical pattern of mate choice among extant foragers, it is likely that this pattern was also prevalent throughout human evolution.

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  5. "The finding presented in Table VIII that bride theft occurs only in societies where mother and infant sleep together strongly supports the hypothesis of sex identity conflict (P=.01) . . ." (247)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  6. "Tylor reported that bride theft was invariably associated with patrilocal residence . . ." (244)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  7. "Table X shows, however, that bride theft is most likely to occur in societies where the father's role is important' (248)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  8. "Although bride theft is somewhat more likely to occur in societies with general polygyny than in societies with limited polygyny or monogamy, the majority (63 percent) of societies with general polygyny do not have bride theft" (241)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  9. According to the hypothesis bridetheft is more likely to occur in societies with mother-child households. The data contradict this (247)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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  10. "Table VI shows that there is no relationship between bride theft and norms of premarital sexual behavior. A high valuatin of virginity then, cannot be considered as a causal factor of any general importance" (244)Ayres, Barbara - Bride theft and raiding for wives in cross-cultural perspective, 1974 - 2 Variables

    This article seeks to examine the distribution and frequency of bride-theft. Tylor's (1889) findings between various forms of marriage by capture and certain other social instituions are confirmed.

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