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kinship_outline9 - ANTH V02 Cultural Anthropology Kinship...

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Kinship Kinship : Basis of group formation and relationships; family lines Descent Groups : Affiliations between children and parents. Kindred : A unique kin network made up of all the people related to a specific individual. Consanguineal Kin : Related by blood ties. Affinal Kin : Related by marriage; in-laws. Fictive Kin : Expectation of Kin relationship Genitor : Biological father (natural father or mother) Pater Socially designated father May or may not be biological father Functions of Kinship Continuity Inheritance Identity Kinship terms: Labels culturally defined: terms of address terms of reference Unique to different cultures Kinship & Anthropology Essential in Fieldwork Geneaology: a family history Kinship Diagrams: Illustrate relationships Descent Group Kin who are lineal descendants of common ancestor Beyond two generations Types of Descent (to be studied for our class) Unilineal
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