Gender-based social groups

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender Vol/Iss. 1 Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publications New York Published In Pages: 128-136
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


This article reviews the literature referring to patterns of marital residence. Discussions include the psychological consequences for the individuals involved, variations in marital residence patterns, explanations of the types of kin or descent groups developed in response to varying marital residence patterns, unisex associations, and consequences of gender-based social organizations.


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