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


"Uxorilocal or matrilocal residence and/or matrilineal descent should tend to be correlated with lower levels of cultural complexity than virilocal or patrilocal residence and/or patrilineal descent" (62)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot Supportedabove .10-.04One-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Cultural ComplexityAssociationTotal Culture
Residence PatternsAssociationResidence