The conditions favoring multilocal residence

Southwestern Journal of Anthropology Vol/Iss. 28 Published In Pages: 382-400
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


"Unilocal societies may be transformed into multilocal societies because of depopulation . . . among relatively sedentary societies with more than 15 percent dependence on agriculture . . . and in societies lacking in equality of inheritance" (393, 394)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
phi coefficient, Fisher's exact testSupportedp<.005.62One-tailed