uxorilocal


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uxorilocal

(ʌkˌsɔːrɪˈləʊkəl)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to living with the wife's tribe or family. Also: matrilocal
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While Pouwer (1964: 138) wrote that residence after marriage was 'viri-patrilocal and viri-fratrilocal in fact as well ideal', he also reported the occurrence of uxorilocal (1964:151, 153, I 31, IV 11) and 'matrilocal' (IV 10, 11) marriages.
Following the 1600s, however, as increasing numbers of settlers from China's nearby provinces of Fujian and Guangdong came to settle on Taiwan's western plains, the change in population was accompanied by changes in marriage practices as Chinese preferred virilocal (property and family name passed from father to son) over uxorilocal marriage, although the latter form did not cease completely.
Even in the 1980s marriage within the longhouse was the norm and the Lahanan, like other Kajang groups, continue to have a strong preference for uxorilocal residence after marriage.
The widespread local custom of uxorilocal marriage (husband takes up residence in his father-in-law's house, and agrees that his sons will bear his father-in-law's surname) and cross-surname adoption (son is adopted outside the lineage, and thus acquires a different surname) enabled genealogists to plausibly explain changes of surname.
415-28); marriage is uxorilocal, with the son-in-law obliged to work in his father-in-law's fields for several years before he can set up his own household (p.
As in Tibet, Nyinba too practise both uxorilocal (husband moving to wife's location) and virilocal (wife moving to husband's location) marriages (see Levine 1988, Luintel 1998, Schuler 1987).
In the past, Amis practiced uxorilocal residence and local endogamy similar to the neighbouring ethnic group, Puyuma.
escalation in the size of dowries, the spreading of foot-binding, and attitudes toward remarriage), and adds considerable depth by exploring topics such as uxorilocal marriages, the bearing and raising of children, and women's contributions to the economy, particularly in terms of textile production.
For aborigines, despite the advantageous contacts with Han, it meant the loss of women to Han communities; in the case of uxorilocal marriage it brought in men who would train their sons in Confucian ideas or resinify them as Chinese presence increased.
New husbands are required to perform bride-service and maintain uxorilocal residence, at least in a formal sense, before bridewealth is completed.
At the same time, the increasing 'messiness' of Pororan settlements was linked, by Pororan tsunon, to their own loss of power to control postmarital settlement, which could be virilocal, uxorilocal or neolocal.
Here the father was an outsider since, following the rule of uxorilocal residence, he had moved here at marriage.