The emergence of neolocal residence

New York Academy of Sciences, Transactions, Series II Vol/Iss. 30 Published In Pages: 291-302
By Ember, Melvin


". . . nuclear families become economically independent, and residence becomes neolocal, when the rise of commercial exchange makes it possible for individuals to sell their labor and/or their products in order to buy what they need to live" (295)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phi coefficientSupportedp<.01.60One-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Commercial Exchange (money)IndependentExchange Transactions
Neolocal ResidenceDependentResidence