The Family in Cross-cultural Perspective
Definitions of family & marriage; plural marriage (quotes Warner on the Murngin), kinship (quotes Radcliffe-Brown on the Kariera), totemism (among the Murngin), mate choice, marriage & divorce, sex restrictions, role of husband and wife (division of labour, status of women), power &; deference, childrearing (indulgence - Yir Yoront, summary of work apprenticeship - Murngin, child betrothal)
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IS THE FAMILY UNIVERSAL?
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adultery Alor Arapesh baby Baiga band bride price brother ceremonial child clan common cooking Copper Eskimo cross-cousin cross-cultural cultural daughter deference customs divorce economic Ego's elder ethnographer-interview ethnographic ethnographic notes example exogamy father female girl give groom group marriage Gusii Hopi household husband and wife Ifaluk incest taboos intercourse joking Kaingang kin relationships kin terms kinship Kipsigis Kurtachi Kwoma Lepcha Lesu live male married menstrual mother Murdock Muria Murngin Navaho Nayar never nuclear family obligations Ojibwa older parents patrilocal patterned kin behavior permission to quote person Plateau Tonga polyandry polygyny Pukapuka rarely Reindeer Chukchee relatives residence riage romantic love rule Samoa sample segments sex taboo sexual Silwa Siriono sister Siwai sleep social societies son-to-father sort spouse Subanum Tepoztlan thing Tikopia Tonga tribes Trobriands uncle unilineal kin groups usually village wife's wives Wogeo woman women young