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.


Patrilineal descent clearly reflects the domenstication of large animals as shown by its occurrence among pastoral societies, as well as by the importance of domesticated animals in the economies of 21 of the 44 agricultural mercantile societies which are patrilineal (275)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Rule Of DescentUNKNOWNRule Of Descent, Kindreds And Ramages
Subsistence EconomyUNKNOWNProduction And Supply