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Topic: Neolocality

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  Neolocal Residence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Upon marriage, each partner is expected to move out of his or her parents' household and establish a new residence, thus forming the core of an independent nuclear family.
Neolocal residence involves the creation of a new household each time a child marries (C) or even when he or she reaches adulthood and becomes economically active (D).
Neolocal residence and nuclear family domestic structures are found in societies where geographical mobility is important.
www.umanitoba.ca /anthropology/tutor/residence/neoloc.html   (193 words)

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The basic socioeconomic unit is the virilocal extended family which occupies a single walled compound.
Rosman (1962:74) states that while this is the ideal, neolocality is actually more common.
Cohen disagrees, and this difference may reflect the different kinds of settlements or the different areas in which they worked (Cohen 1967: 49).
lucy.ukc.ac.uk /EthnoAtlas/Hmar/Cult_dir/Culture.7850   (1434 words)

 Ashanti Kinship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Each lineage is in turn related through female ancestresses to other lineages which thereby group together in a clan.
Residence is of three forms: matrilocal, neolocal, or a man may reside with his sister's family.
Each society contains in the structure of its kinship system possibility for conflict and hostility.
www.uwgb.edu /galta/a100/lectures/lecture7.htm   (221 words)

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