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alliance theory

alliance theory  

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Generally associated with the structuralist anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss, the theory argues that in kinship systems, inheritance and the continuation of the vertical line (descent) are less ...
componential analysis

componential analysis  

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A technique used to describe the bases and contrasts by which the constituent terms differ in a language and/or culture. Thus, in kinship analysis, son, daughter, and cousin are all in the same ...
parallel cousin

parallel cousin  

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This is a term used in kinship theory to denote first cousins who have related parents of the same sex; in other words, their mothers are sisters or their fathers are brothers. In some societies ...

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