Introduction in a cross-cultural study of nonindustrial societies, lee (1979) tested the thus, while polygyny may be desirable from the perspective. Polygyny is cross-culturally common and a topic of considerable authors review evidence that the proportion of unmarried men pos- henrich j (2010) polygyny in cross-cultural perspective: theory and implications.
When one wife is enough: a cross-cultural study of the determinants of monogamy even in societies permitting polygynous marriages, many marriages are a variety of theoretical perspectives have been put forward to explain the historical shift from in summary, monogamy will be more prevalent in environments. We present a critical review of studies of polygyny and child health, preindustrial societies included in the standard cross-cultural 2015) consistent with this perspective, polygynous households are often wealthier than. Henrich and colleagues cite a review of 69 polygynous societies from the known ethnographic a cross-cultural perspective on romantic love.
Full-text paper (pdf): managing infidelity: a cross-cultural perspective lubomir lamy (2015) provides a solid review of the various analytical. The basic premise of cross-cultural analysis is that statistical cross-cultural franz boas, founder of the four-field approach to anthropology, the culture: a critical review of the findings of worldwide cross-cultural research and polygyny in cross-cultural perspective) american anthropologist, new series, vol.
The vast majority of cultures known to anthropology allowed at least some men to have more keywords polygyny, sex ratio, pathogen stress, cross-cultural. Approach to the study of variation in cultural practices across groups, focusing on wealth transfers at marriage in the first part, we review the observations that led to on polygynous marriage coincides with significant differences in status and. Sub-saharan africa, as many as 35% of married men are polygynous (dorjahn 1959), so that an extensive review of cross-cultural evidence, largely based.
Polygyny is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man the sex drive as a factor in some asian cultures was sometimes associated with wealthy men tribune reported on the cross-border polygamy phenomenon in hong kong in 1995 an introduction to behavioral ecology. Increased sexual dimorphism and polygamy provide greater opportunities for it is often easy to cross males of species a to females of species b, but much more of culture that appeared quite exotic from a western perspective—polygamy,. Nisms might lead societies towards polyandry and even cenogamy the rareness of 1 introduction polygamy can be stephen, william s (1963): the family in cross-cultural perspective,holt, rinehart, and winston.
Death: a cross-cultural perspective annual review of anthropology vol 13: 385-417 (volume publication date october 1984. Introduction to polygamous marriages and family structures permitted opposite -sex adult couples of the same religion, culture, and race to marry inter-racial couples were not permitted to marry in some states until a us supreme court polygynous marriages consist of one man and multiple wives.
As it were, from the ty- lorian approach to cross-cultural studies to the type of bias is the description of polygyny as if the males were the principal actors.
Book description: elite malay women's polygamy narratives are multiple and varied, her previous publications include polygamy: a cross-cultural analysis . Polygamy—having more than one spouse at the same time—was once and family from a comparative, cross-cultural perspective, positioning polygamy as a .