Cross-sex patterns of kin behavior

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 10 Published In Pages: 359-368
By Murdock, George Peter


"Where . . . cross cousins of the opposite sex . . . are potential spouses, the behavior patterns exhibited . . . are predominantly those of joking or license, but where marriage [between] them is prohibited the patterns are similar to . . . those prevailing between brother and sister" (368)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Kin Behavior PatternsAssociationKin Relationships
Marriage RulesAssociationRegulation Of Marriage