Avunculocality and incest: the development of unilateral cross-cousin marriage and Crow-Omaha kinship systems

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 63 Published In Pages: 747-771
By Eyde, David B., Postal, Paul M.


"Within the universe of matrilineal societies there is an association between Crow terminology and patrilateral cross-cousin marriage" (761-762)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Yule’s QSupportedabove .10.45UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Crow Kinship TerminologyDependentKinship Terminology
Patrilateral Cross-cousin MarriageIndependentRegulation Of Marriage