Cross-sex patterns of kin behavior: a comment

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 185-202
By Goody, Jack, Buckley, Joan


"Differences in the brother-sister relationship [avoidance-respect-joking] show a distribution linked with descent. Patrilineal societies show considerably more informality in their cross-sex sibling relations than do either matrilineal or bilateral societies" (193)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Brother-sister BehaviorDependentFamily Relationships
DescentIndependentRule Of Descent