Cross-sex patterns of kin behavior: a comment

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


"With regard to the relationship between a woman and her husband's father, the matrilineal systems show the greatest degree of informality (and least avoidance), while patrilineal are the least informal" (193)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DescentIndependentRule Of Descent
Wife-husband's Father BehaviorDependentParents-in-law And Children-in-law