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3. a. How are economic and political changes affecting the practice of fraternal polyandry in this region?
4. The lecture for this week discussed the importance of kinship systems and the reasons behind them in cultures located in marginal areas. a. In that regard, do you feel that the practice of polyandry by Tibetans in Nepal is similar to or different from practices such as the Adopt-An-Elder program in the Navajo culture or the creation of a series of support networks as seen in Transfer of Power? b. Why or why not?The practice of polyandry by Tibetans is similar to other kinship systems. There is a senseof communal responsibility. The family, whether adopted or biological, take care of one another.