Social structure

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


". . . a widow is likely to marry the son of her husband by another wife or the son of her husband's brother where descent is patrilineal, or the sister's son of her husband under matrilineal descent. . . . a man [is likely to choose] a close unilinear relative [of his first wife]" (271)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Yule’s QSupportedp<.05.60UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Secondary MarriageUNKNOWNSecondary Marriages
Unilineal DescentUNKNOWNRule Of Descent