Controlled Simulation of Marriage Systems

@article{White1999ControlledSO,
  title={Controlled Simulation of Marriage Systems},
  author={Douglas R. White},
  journal={J. Artificial Societies and Social Simulation},
  year={1999},
  volume={2}
}
This article presents and illustrates a new methodology for testing hypotheses about the departure of marriage choices from baseline models of random mating in an actual kinship and marriage network of a human population. The fact that demographic constraints can drastically affect the raw frequencies of different types of marriage suggests that we must reexamine or even throw out as methodologically flawed statistical conclusions regarding marriage "rules" from most of the existing empirical… CONTINUE READING

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