Kinship: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts / Edition 1by David Parkin
Pub. Date: 06/04/1997
This book is an introduction to the social anthropology of kinship - to the ways in which the peoples of different cultures marry and relate to each other within and outside the family. See more details below
This book is an introduction to the social anthropology of kinship - to the ways in which the peoples of different cultures marry and relate to each other within and outside the family.
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- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Table of Contents
List of Figures.
Part I: Basic Concepts:.
3. The Family and Other Kin Groupings.
4. Marriage and Sexual Relations.
5. Kinship (Relationship) Terminology.
6. Symmetric Affinal Alliance.
7. Asymmetric Affinal Alliance.
8. FZD and ZD Marriage.
9. Non-prescriptive Pseudo-systems.
10. The Meaning of Kinship.
Part II: Theories of Kinship:.
11. The Significance of Kinship in Anthropology.
12. Theories of Descent.
13. Kinship Terminology and Affinal Alliance.
14. Typologies and Terminological Change.
15. Ethnographic Examples and Further Reading.
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