matrilocal


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matrilocal

or

uxorilocal

the residence of a married couple with the wife's kin. Often this specifically means with the wife's mother, but not always, so the synonym ‘uxorilocal’ is often used to distance it from MATRILINEAL DESCENT.
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Both have cultures that are matrilineal and matrilocal.
Los estudiosos han insistido en el caracter matrilocal de la cultura kuna.
descent through mother (family name through mother), matrilocal residence system (husband lives in wife's residence), and inheritance of parental property by daughter.
Barker highlights that this emerged, in the decision and in the literature that followed, from an acceptance of the paramount importance of the land to the Santa Clara Pueblo in a way that necessitated the All Indian Pueblo Council's reversal of matrilineal and matrilocal customs (108).
Lawrence joins with Dennis McGilvray in Chapter five to discuss the effects of tsunami reconstruction on the matrilocal household and dowry system found in the eastern Batticaloa and Ampara Districts.
Their topics include the early years of palatial Knossos, the urbanization of prehistoric Crete and settlement perspectives on Minoan state formation, craft production and social practices at prepalatial Phaistos as background to the first palace, whether there was a matrilocal house society in prepalatial and protopalatial Crete, and a regional network approach to protopalatial complexity.
The Ngoni tribe is based on a matrilineal and matrilocal system although some married couples may have lived in either the husband's or wife's village.
for whom primary residence is matrilocal, it looks like some sort of recognition of the social status and qualities of the bride by the groom who aspires to join that family as a son in law and enjoy the sexual services of the young woman.
Family still remains essential in this matrilineal, matrilocal society.
At two PMTCT sites in southern Malawi, the implications of partner disclosure of HIV status resulting from participation in PMTCT programmes in this matrilineal and matrilocal structure, were enormous.
De cualquier forma, la practica de la residencia matrilocal o patrilocal atrajo a personas de varias generaciones a agruparse en grandes familias, lo que eventualmente conllevo al origen y desarrollo de palenques.
Although the patrilineal and patrilocal family type is dominant in this zone, there are some important segments that follow matrilineal and matrilocal systems, and a substantial number whose systems possess features of both types of organizations.