Comparative Studies in Kinship

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Against the background of the problems involved in the comparative study of human society, the essays in this book show the comparative ideal in practice, which combines elements from both sociology and anthropology. In each essay, specific problems are treated in a way which tests theory against evidence, to replace assertion by demonstration. Topics covered include: * Incest and Adultery * Double descent systems * Inheritance, social change and the boundary problem * Marriage policy * The circulation of women and ...

Comparative Studies in Kinship 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415869232

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Comparative Studies in Kinship 1969, Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780710063908

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Comparative Studies in Kinship 1969, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804706780

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