Division of Labor by Gender and Postmarital Residence in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Reconsideration

  title={Division of Labor by Gender and Postmarital Residence in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Reconsideration},
  author={Andrey V. Korotayev},
  journal={Cross-Cultural Research},
  pages={335 - 372}
First theories proposed to explain determinants of postmarital residence connected it with the division of labor by gender. However, at the moment all the cross-cultural tests of this hypothesis using worldwide samples have failed to find any significant relationship between these two variables. In the meantime, the alternative explanations of the postmarital residence led the author to expect that such a relationship would be found if the societies with an extremely low female contribution to… Expand
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  • A. Korotayev
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Anthropological Research
  • 2003
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