Pius Malekandathil for comments on the presentation. KINSHIP AND RELIGIOUS PRACTICES AS INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF TRADE NETWORKS: MANANGI TRADE COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA BY PRISTA RATANAPRUCK* Abstract This paper examines social and religious institutions that create and sustain a trade

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© Brill, Leiden, 2006 EJEAS 5.2 Also available online—www.brill.nl/ejea 2006065. EJEAS 5.2. Proef 3a. 17-10-2006:10.04, page 275. THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CHINESE KINSHIP. A CRITICAL OVERVIEW * GONÇALO DURO DOS SANTOS Abstract. This is a critical overview of the anthropology of Chinese kinship

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a mature stallion were studied. The horses were all familiar to each other. Mutual grooming and play relationships, spatial associations, dominance-subordinaterelations and the effect of kinship on these rela- tionships were analysed. 2. The social structure was clearly dominated by the behaviour of

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treaties. Some of the critical questions that should be addressed in further discussions on the subject are related to the socio-political nature of patronage and its relationship to kinship ties in soci- ety, and why and how patronage relationships are established in society. Après l’étude du R. Westbrook

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- necting marriages over several generations, the most important marriage in each generation being the ruler’s. Politics in this system was marriage politics, and the product of it was an oligar- chical political system built on kinship and consensus. In the second lecture, the author focuses on the role

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Abstract: Kinship systems are based on reciprocal social relations linguistically marked through a kinship terminology. Kinship systems are central to the structure and cohesion of small-scale societies and provide, in all societies, the initial means by which a newborn is given social identity and

Kinship is commonly defined as social relationships between multiple persons beyond the immediate family (father, mother, children), relationships constituted either by common ancestry (descent) or through marriage (Marriage, contraction of) [19. 19]. The range used to interpret the concept of

[German Version] I. Religious Studies – II. Social Ethics – III. Sociology The term “kinship” refers to the genealogical relationships (Genealogy) that an individual inherits from both his parents (Generational relationships), and also the behavioral rules and expectations that are inherent in

In: Religion Past and Present Online

Relationship by blood or marriage. Although there is no single term that corresponds precisely to the English term “kinship,” the Qurʾān contains a variety of what might be identified as “kinship terms”: qurbā (near relative); arḥām (close kin, maternal kin); ʿashīra (clan, tribe; see tribes and

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Highland Clanship 1451-1609
This volume examines Highland society during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries highlighting the extent to which kinship and clientage were organising principles within clanship. Based on clans located in the central and eastern Highlands this study goes some way to addressing the imbalance in Highland historiography which hitherto has concentrated largely on the west Highlands and islands. Focusing initially on internal clan structure, the study broadens into an analysis of local politics within the context of regional and national affairs, raising questions regarding the importance of land and the nature of lordship as well as emphasising the need for Highland history to be integrated further into broader studies of Scottish society during this period.