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Chapter 5 Notes

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Michael McDonald
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Intro to Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology
Dr. Bridget Hayden

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Intro to Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology
Dr. Bridget Hayden
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Date Created: 09/18/15
ANT 221 Week 5 Kinship Basics 0 Elements of Kinship Studies 0 Composition of Family 0 Descent inheritance 0 Marriage Patterns Preferred spouse how is the marriage arranged ceremonies 0 Post marital Residence 0 Divorce 0 Basic Vocabulary 0 Nuclear Family I Mom Dad and kids 0 Family of Orientation I Your parents and your siblings 0 Family of Procreation I Family created by haVing children 0 Exogamy I Marriage outside of your family I Outside of your religion race class 0 Kinship Diagram 0 Male 0 Female 0 Ego 0 Marriage 0 Descent O Codescent 0 Abbreviations I Ffather I MMother I BBrother I ZSister I SSon I DDaughter I WWife I HHusband I Descent O Unilineal I Patrilineal traditional rural Chinese I Matrilineal Trobrianders O Bilineal O Ambilineal O Matrilateral Patrilateral Bilateral 0 Corporate Descent Groups Lineages I Matrilineage Patrilineage Clan I Totem Descent Groups 0 O Bilateral systems cannot form corporate descent groups they are not exclusive Cross Cousins and Parallel Cousins I Why would unilineal systems distinguish between these and we don t Marriage and Exchange 0 What is exchanged at a wedding in our society 0 Why are gifts exchanged at marriages 0 Creation of new relationships through marriages 0 Types of Exchange I Bride wealthprice I Dowry I Bride service J uW asi 0 1St marriage is arranged I Man single hunter responsible generous I Not closely related I Not have the same name as a close relative 0 Girls may marry very young not consummated 0 Men are a little older initiation rite first 0 Women may resist O Bride Service 0 Key relationship husbandwife 0 Divorce easy Trobrianders O Matrilineal 0 Not worried about sexuality 0 Clan exogamy different matrilineage O Prefer patrilateral cross cousins father s sister s daughter 0 No formal ceremony eat together 0 Bride wealth I Where will the young man get this 0 Woman s brothers give yams 0 Key relationship brother sister I Pregnancy from spirit of lineage entering the womb 0 Divorce easy Chinese 0 Patrilineal O Matchmaker I Adopt a girl I Adopt a boy 00000 Where to live Key relationship fatherson Formal ceremony Dowry Women s status from son Difficult to divorce 0 Postmarital residence and household composition 0 O O O Matrilocal Near or With the bride s family Patrilocal Near or With the groom s family Neolocal Do your own thing gurlll Avunculocal Near or With your mother s brother uncle


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