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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.
However, at least some of these small proposed kin groups appeared to be real, because in 6 out of the 10 populations the kin group partition score, based on the real genotype data, was higher than seen in any of the 100 genotype randomization trials (Table 6).
166) that "local and extended kin groups remained .
Sometime later I realised, from their behaviour, that all the other members of her, (Mon's) deceased husband's kin group, which, since her marriage, was also her kin group, had accepted me as her daughter and as their kinswoman.
In my opinion the same structure is reproduced in the arrangement of the dead in barrows and secondary graves: the head of the household, or of a few households belonging to a kin group, is buried in a primary grave underneath a barrow, his relatives in secondary graves.
Murton 1998, O'Malley 1998) draw attention to the implications of historical events and Crown policies for kin groups.
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 .
This is dif ficult to determine, but, among the upper ranks, the English writer Margaret Cavendish, for one, lamented the fact that upon marriage women lost their names and identity with their parental kin group.
2) Nonetheless, Sullivan underlines, with Timothy Rowse, the importance of the Indigenous sector, comprised of a vast array of Aboriginal corporations designed to deliver to communities, or kin groups, services or other resources.
The great Indian epic The Mahabharata tells of the futility of warbetween kin groups feuding over power and wealth.
Another important characteristic found in most African societies, as Sheldon notes, center on "the control of land and of labor by kin groups and clans" wherein land is owned by social groups rather than by individuals.
We speculate that if adult amblypygids recognize their siblings as adults, this will result in fewer injuries within kin groups and aid in inbreeding avoidance.