Matrilocal residence is ancestral in Austronesian societies

Proceedings Of The Royal Society Vol/Iss. 276(1664) The Royal Society Published In Pages: 1-9
By Jordan, Fiona M. , Gray, Russell D. , Greenhill, Simon J. , Mace, Ruth


Using linguistic trees as models of population history in combination with ethnographic data on kinship, the authors of the present study reconstruct post-marital residence rules of early Austronesian societies. Analyses include a Markov-chain Monte Carlo comparative method implemented in a Bayesian phylogenetic framework.

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