Resource distribution, social competition, and mating patterns in human societies

Ecological Aspects of Social Evolution Vol/Iss. 14 Princeton University Press Princeton, NJ Published In Pages: 217-243
By Flinn, Mark V., Low, Bobbi S.


Marriage of the mother's brother's daughter will be most common in societies with avunculocal residence (240).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Avunculocal ResidenceIndependentResidence
Mother's Brother's Daughter MarriageDependentRegulation Of Marriage