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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Indeed, tensions between virilocal and uxorilocal marriage underlie a number of |Xam folktales, including the present one and the two that follow.
In all cases, the duolocal residence pattern of the earlier periods, when a married man did not reside with his wife but visited her daily while residing with his own matriclan, has been transforming into a more uxorilocal pattern since the mid-twentieth century.
Orang Rimba social relations draw from a broader Malay system of terms and concepts that are adapted to fit their small and fluid camp structures, uxorilocal residence patterns, and egalitarian social relations that are based around a system of sharing.
Presumably we should ask similar questions about assimilation also in relation to uxorilocal marriage.
Laurel Bossen notes that while uxorilocal marriage is exceptional among Han Chinese, it is not unheard of, and Monica Das Gupta argues for precisely such representations in the mass media: "[S]oap operas can be used to portray women (and also their husbands) helping her parents, emphasizing that this is socially acceptable.
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.
Before continuing, I should make it clear that while Schroter's fieldwork sites and my own are located some 10 to 15 kilometres apart, both are found in what I shall refer to--for want of a better designation--as 'greater Ngadhaland' where the vast majority routinely practise uxorilocal postmarital residence.
74) Another government campaign has used economic incentives to encourage uxorilocal marriage--that is, the practice of the groom moving to be part of the bride's family.
Uxorilocal postmarital residence, mentioned later, is when the new couple settles with the bride's father and his family.
Esta regulacion conductual no es explicada en virtud de la accion pacificadora del Estado sino, principalmente, gracias a un tipo de matrimonio uxorilocal.