Matri-patrilocality and the birth of the first child

Being Female: Reproduction, Power and Change Mouton The Hague Published In Pages: 73-86
By Wilson, Suzanne F.


The goal of this paper is two-fold: first, a review of some of the suggestions that anthropologists have made to improve classifications of residence is presented. Second, matri-patrilocality is examined in order to illustrate the importance of considering life cycle events in interpretations of residence patterns.

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