Settlement patterns and community organization: cross-cultural codes 3

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 11 Published In Pages: 254-295
By Murdock, George Peter, Wilson, Suzanne F.


"Matrilineal descent is almost invariably found in association with either avunculocal or matrilocal residence, patrilocal residence accompanies patrilineal, ambilineal and double descent, whereas bilateral descent coexists freely with all except avunculocal rule" (273-274)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Rule Of DescentAssociationRule Of Descent, Kindreds And Ramages
Rule Of ResidenceAssociationResidence