Conditions that may favor avunculocal residence

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 203-209
By Ember, Melvin


This paper suggests that previously matrilocal and matrilineal societies which are subject to a high mortality rate when they switch to fighting internally will develop avunculocal residence. The cross-cultural data presented supports the hypothesis.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Jessie Cohen