The conditions favoring matrilocal versus patrilocal residence

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 73 Published In Pages: 571-594
By Ember, Melvin, Ember, Carol R.


". . . conditions that enhance the status of males are polygyny, moveable property such as herds or slaves or money, multilocal political integration, and warfare . . . [and] each . . . should predict male localization" (576)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phi coefficientSupportedp<.001.28UNKNOWN