Social structure

Macmillan New York Published In Pages: ??
By Murdock, George Peter


"In the presence of exogamous matrilineal or patrilineal lineages, sibs, phratries, or moieties, separate kinship terms tend to be applied to comparable relatives of the same generation who are linked to ego by connecting relatives of different sex" (163)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Yule’s QSupportedp<.05.59UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Exogamous Unilineal Kin GroupsIndependentKin Groups
Kinship TerminologyDependentKinship Terminology