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affinal

adjective An antiquated term, referring to an interpersonal relationship resulting from marriage; related by marriage; non-sanguineous.
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49) Many families have their own kinship or kindred network that includes consanguineal as well as affinal relatives.
This section suggests that despite the fact women continued to be homemakers, the division of household work changed among the younger and older generations in both natal and affinal homes, and women's employment outside of the home was increasingly accepted by their parents, husbands and in-laws.
Burch also notes that all persons to whom either a consanguine or affinal relationship (or both) can be traced are considered "family.
This encloses the affinal circle around herself, in essence building a closed structure wherein she can interact successfully to elicit the accolades and power she needs.
affinal, marital and financial relationships between policyholders and claimants;
Pour la premiere fois, le modele lai'que et hereditaire de la famille ("the consanguinal or ancestral family") se voit menace par un modele fonde sur l'affection entre les partenaires et sur l'importance de la personnalite de l'epoux ou de l'epouse ("the affinal or conjugal one").
The union of husband and wife and the birth of their children joins two lineages, creating important affinal ties that cannot easily be ignored.
This was all the more confusing to the authors, who in previous field research had recorded how Chambri tended to see themselves not as "products of formative experiences and the repositories of personal feelings" but as "substantially but not exclusively socially embedded in clan-based, affinal politics of multigenerational alliances and competitions" (Gewertz and Errington, 1996:481).
He found that over twenty-five percent of Mexican leaders between 1935 and 1976 had blood or affinal relatives in politics.
Also, husbands were required to repay bridewealth contributors with standardized portions of pork, and occasionally to present their wife's relatives with a large pig for slaughter to cement the affinal relationship.
Ayllu members owed prescribed labor obligations to other ayllu members based on their kinship and affinal relationships to each other and could expect particular kinds of labor from others in return.
Godparentage, for instance, bound individuals together in a spiritual/ritual relationship, but it could also reinforce consanguineal or affinal or even both ties.