kinship system

NOUN
  1. (anthropology) the system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture, including the terminology that is used and the reciprocal obligations that are entailed
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How To Use kinship system In A Sentence

  • They had talked for nearly two hours, talked shop - kinship systems, myths, barter economies. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
  • Commentary from 1861 to the present is examined in order to establish that the avunculate does indeed reflect matrilineal kinship structure, which in turn suggests that a full-scale totemic kinship system prevailed in prehistoric Germania.
  • The legend continues that in time the kinship system changed from a matrilineal to a patrilineal one (tracing descent through the male line).
  • Rather, the naming system complements the kinship system in that it provides people with an easy tool to establish their relationship even with distant kin.
  • Unfortunately, the successful self-assertion of women in such a kinship system is at the expense of younger women, which helps perpetuate the cycle of female subordination.
  • In the kinship system the protection of the weak and ill-favored was secured by placing bonds on the strong and well-favored. Energy and Society~ Chapter 13~ The Enlargement and Concentration of Political Power
  • In the kinship system the protection of the weak and ill-favored was secured by placing bonds on the strong and well-favored. Energy and Society~ Chapter 13~ The Enlargement and Concentration of Political Power
  • A kinship system based on matrilineal clans was the source of Cherokee identity and the sinew of society.
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