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kinship

 [kin´ship]
a group of individuals of varying degrees of descent from a common ancestor.

kin·ship

(kin'ship),
The state of being genetically related.

kinship

/kin·ship/ (kin´ship) a group of individuals of varying degrees of descent from a common ancestor.

kinship

Vox populi Relationship by marriage or, specifically, a blood ties

kin·ship

(kin'ship)
The state of being genetically related.

kinship

the possession of a common ancestor in the recent past.

kinship

a group of animals of varying degrees of descent from a common ancestor.
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Davis's Haunted Subjects also can be considered as a useful primer for reading Christopher Peterson's deconstructive approach to ideas of kinship and race, Kindred Specters: Death, Mourning, and American Affinity.
He will also be raising an Early Day Motion calling for investigation into the growing trend of grandparents and other kinship carers raising children and calling for legislative support to enable those families to provide the best possible care that they can.
In 2005, Ohio established a Kinship Permanency Incentive Program that includes a one-time payment to defray the costs of initial placement, with the possibility of additional payments at six-month intervals.
15) Moreover, while many states now consider relative caretakers as preferable to strangers, the states do not recognize kinship foster parents as having any more rights than unrelated foster parents to continue caring for the children.
Morgan presented a paper on 'Australian Kinship from original memoranda of Rev.
Children in nonkinship foster homes still show a higher risk for initial placement disruption after matching, but there is no difference in rates of instability within a year compared with children in kinship foster homes.
Prior to contact and to some extent today, the Woodland Cree have applied traditional ways of teaching to recognize relationships between members of kinship groups.
Madinah received the third biggest number of kinship proof cases at 147, followed by Riyadh at 121 cases, Dammam (36), Abha (30), Khobar (27), Taif (26), Buraidah (23), Jazan (19), Ahsa (17), and Baha (8), the paper said.
Chief executive, Sam Smethers said: "We welcome the support of John Hemming MP for kinship carers in his constituency.
Included are personal stories from those with direct experience with kinship care as well as an assessment of kinship care in three international contexts: Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
KINSHIP AND GENDER: AN INTRODUCTION appears in its fifth updated edition to provide new, updated case studies and new material on kinship and evolutionary processes, and is a recommendation for any college-level reader of social issues and kinship connections.