Matri-patrilocality and the birth of the first child

Being Female: Reproduction, Power and Change Mouton The Hague Published In Pages: 73-86
By Wilson, Suzanne F.


The birth of a first child will be positively associated with matri-patrilocality (82)


This is determined by assuming that when birth ceremonies occur immediately after the birth of the child, the focus of concern is more likely to be the new mother, than when the ceremony occurs after the mother and child come out confinement or even later at the baby's naming ceremony (82).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Birth Of A First ChildIndependentNONE
Matri-patrilocality, Occurrence OfDependentNONE