The causes of matrilocal residence: a cross-ethnohistorical survey

State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo Published In Pages: 432
By Divale, William Tulio


"When females make a relatively greater contribution to basic subsistence residence will tend to be uxorilocal or matrilocal, but residence will tend to be virilocal or patrilocal when females make a lesser contribution to subsistence" (63)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot Supportedabove .10.14One-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Female Contribution To SubsistenceIndependentDivision Of Labor By Gender
Residence PatternsDependentResidence