Migration, external warfare, and matrilocal residence

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 75-133
By Divale, William Tulio


Several theories on the development of matrilocal residence are tested. The main argument put forth predicts that matrilocal residence will develop in response to a need to break up fraternal interest groups that encourage internal war and instead encourage a pattern of external war that is more beneficial in populated regions with additional group migration.

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