Kinship and Social Organization

  1. Kin Fundamentals
  2. Systems of Descent
  3. Kinship Terminology
  4. Marriage Systems
  5. Residence Rules
Ethnographic Examples
  1. The Akan of West Africa
  2. The Igbo of Nigeria
  3. The Ancient Hebrews
  4. A Turkish Peasant Village
  5. The Yanomamo of the Amazon Forest
  6. The Dani of New Guinea
  7. The Ju/'hoansi of the Kalihari
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  1. List of Figures
  2. Glossary
  3. FAQ's
  4. References Cited

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© 1995-2003 Brian Schwimmer
University of Manitoba
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Revised: January 1996, April 1997, October 1997, January 2001, May 2002, August 2003.