A worldwide view of matriliny: using cross-cultural analyses to shed light on human kinship systems

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B Vol/Iss. 347(1780) n/a Published In Pages: 1-12
By Surowiec, Alexandra, Snyder, Kate T., Creanza, Nicole


Polygyny/polyandry associated with matrilineal inheritance / matrilocality (4).


The first p value given is the significance of the association between the trait and matriliny using the SCCS, and the second is using the supertree. The third p value given is the significance between the trait and matrilocality using the SCCS, and the fourth is using the supertree.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi-SquareNot Supportedp = 1, p = .61, p = .16, p = .31UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
MatrilinyAssociationRule Of Descent
Polygamy AssociationPolygamy