Unilocal residence and unilineal descent: a reconsideration

World Cultures Vol/Iss. 15 Published In Pages: 79-110
By Korotayev, Andrey V.


Purely unilocal residence (without a significant alternative postmarital residence pattern) will be associated with the formation of a unilineal descent group (84-86).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Purely Unilocal Residence RuleAssociationResidence
Unilineal DescentAssociationRule Of Descent