Sideways or downwards? Lateral and vertical succession, inheritance and descent in africa and eurasia

Man, n.s. Vol/Iss. 5 Published In Pages: 627-638
By Goody, Jack


"Both for real property and movable property there is a very significant association of patrilineal systems with vertical transmission and matrilineal ones with lateral transmission" (634)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phi coefficientSupportedp<.001.42UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Direction Of InheritanceDependentInheritance
Kinship SystemsIndependentRule Of Descent