Unformatted text preview: *affinal – relations through marriage Descent models • Unilineal descent – descent figured through one parent. In this system, descent groups are bounded and kinship extending through generations is emphasized • Patrilineal -relatedness traced through male line-people belong to their father’s descent group • Matrilineal -relatedness traced through female line-people belong to their mother’s descent group • Bilateral descent – relatedness traced through both parents: kinship is diffuse and unbounded, relationship is specified in terms of EGO. For more information and a guided tutorial, go to this site (link also on Blackboard): http://www.umanitoba.ca/anthropology/kintitle.html...
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- Spring '08
- RILES, A
- descent group, descent descent, Culture Kinship terminology