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Kin Groups and Social Structure By Roger M. Keesing

Kin Groups and Social Structure
by Roger M. Keesing

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This text examines the evolution of kinship and social structure. Keesing considers the importance of patrilineal descent and the permutations of descent systems, matrilineal and double descent, alliance systems, cognate descent and bilateral kinship as organizing principles.
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Kin Groups and Social Structure by Roger M. Keesing

This text examines the evolution of kinship and social structure. Keesing considers the importance of patrilineal descent and the permutations of descent systems, matrilineal and double descent, alliance systems, cognate descent and bilateral kinship as organizing principles. Relevant analogies and examples are used throughout.

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Table of Contents


Preface. Kinship in Evolutionary Perspective. Kinship and Descent. Patrilineal Descent and the Permutations of Descent Systems. Matrilineal and Double Descent. Alliance Systems. Cognate Descent and Bilateral Kinship as Organizing Principles. Kin Groups and Kinship Terminologies. Kinship and Social Relations. Evolution and Adaptation in Social Structure. Glossary. References. Index.

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GOR003620745
Kin Groups and Social Structure by Roger M. Keesing
Roger M. Keesing
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cengage Learning, Inc
1975-02-01
177
0030128463
9780030128462
N/A
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