Types of family and The social system and the family

Comparative Family Systems Houghton Mifflin Boston Published In Pages: 12-60
By Nimkoff, M. F.


"[Residence and descent are highly correlated.] Nearly all patrilineal cultures are patrilocal or matri-patrilocal. . . . If matrilineal, societies may be patrilocal or matrilocal, with the latter predominating. . . . If the rule is double descent, the cultures are almost exclusively patrilocal" (24)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Residence PatternsAssociationResidence
Rules Of DescentAssociationRule Of Descent