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Answer Briefly the Following Questions : What is Meant by Avunculocal Form of Residence ? - Sociology

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Answer briefly the following questions : 

What is meant by Avunculocal form of residence?

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The type of residence where the nephews and nieces stay in the house of their maternal uncle is called as Avunculocal residence. In such cases, the maternal uncle holds a very high authoritative place in the lives of his sister’s, children. Mostly associated with Matrilineal societies.

Concept: Kinship
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