Causal inferences concerning inheritance and property

Human Relations Vol/Iss. 24 Published In Pages: 295-314
By Goody, Jack, Irving, Barrie, Tahany, Nicky


This paper examines diverging devolution—the transmission of property to both males and females—and its predictors and consequences. Particular attention is paid to kinship terminology and control of women’s marriage. Multiple hypotheses are supported.

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