Marriage, authority, and final causes: a study of unilateral cross-cousin marriage
Sentiments & Activities • Free Press • Glencoe, IL • Published In • Pages: 203-256 •
By Homans, George C., Schneider, David M.
"Societies in which marriage is allowed or preferred with mother's brother's daughter but forbidden or disapproved with father's sister's daughter will be societies possessing patrilineal kin groups [matrilineal societies prefer FSD marriage]" (223).
When tested on Murdock's 15-society sample, there was a perfect correlation in the predicted direction. When retested with 33 societies, there were six exceptions; Fisher's exact test still found a significant relationship in the predicted direction.
|Fisher’s exact test||Supported||p<.01||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Lineage (matrilineal Or Patrilineal)||Independent||Lineages|
|Type Of Unilineal Cross-cousin Marriage||Dependent||Regulation Of Marriage|