The avunculate: a cross-cultural critique of Claude Levi-Strauss

Behavior Science Notes Vol/Iss. 5 Published In Pages: 97-115
By Ryder, James W., Blackman, Margaret B.


". . . in the avunculate . . . the relation between maternal uncle and nephew is to the relation between brother and sister as the relation between father and son is to that between husband and wife". [Attitudes are either free and familiar or hostile and reserved] (99, 100)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresNot SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN