On the conditions favoring extended family households

Journal of Anthropological Research Vol/Iss. 32 Published In Pages: 109-123
By Pasternak, Burton, Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


This study proposes that extended family households are more common when a mother or father in a one-family household cannot meet activity requirements. Empirical analysis suggests that this trend occurs in both agricultural and non-agricultural societies.

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