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kin group

family members who are related genetically or by marriage.
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They shared their wages and other purchased possessions with the members of their kin groups in the same manner that they shared traditional products and labor.
To test whether the kin group partitions generated for each oyster collections may contain at least a few truly related individuals, 100 genotype randomization trials were performed, followed by kin group reconstruction for each data set.
From either perspective, the associated critical capabilities of tribal authority are ensuring that the kin group has economic sustenance and security from threats.
For example, in many cultures the male leaders of the kin groups dominate financial management and monopolize external network ties (Chiu, 1998; Dhaliwal, 1998; Lu, 2001; Oxfeld, 1993, pp.
Contrasting the geschlossene or feste Sippe "closed or fixed kin group" with the wechselnde Sippe "open or shifting kin group," he notes that "examples of the traditional teaching can be found everywhere in German (and many non-German) historical works, legal and otherwise" (16 n12; this note includes bibliographic citations).
Which brings us back to Professor Salzman and his assertion that in this chaotic world, Arabs preferred to think of "their kin group upon which they depend for all things" versus other "groups which are by their structural nature opponents and potential enemies, and from which they can expect nothing good.
yuya)--of its thus identified segre, and as a result introduced into the kin group at its proper place (Bonnet 1988a: 88-94).
The lack of pride in Portuguese ancestry, heritage or links among the members of the Atsabe ruling kin group is contrary to views expressed in older ethnographies on East Timor cultures.
From each kin group, 3 fish were tested in the flume, one at a time, for a total of 6 fish.
Other Maori groups, such as Waipareira Trust in West Auckland, may exercise an important dimension of kaitiakitanga over their beneficiaries, but the principles guiding operation are somewhat modified from that applied within the kin group.
The antisocial actions of individuals are curbed by collective derision, sometimes by ostracism, or--if physical injury has been perpetrated--by the direct revenge of the affected kin group.
Against this breadth of variation and contingency surrounding the Torres Strait pamle, Beckett argues 'the only stable and regularly effective kin group is the nuclear family .