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ANTH 2654: Forms of Families
13 August 2015
Available at http://anthro.rschram.org/2654/3
Raise your hand high if these questions are true.
We are all different, even though it's not always obvious.
Rule of residence, matrilocal (WM), patrilocal (HF), virilocal (H), uxorilocal (W), avunculocal (HMB). Agnatic, uterine (enatic), cognatic. Incest, exogamy.
Time permitting: alliance versus descent.
Plus: Notes on marriage trends.
Fortune, R. F. 1963 . Sorcerers of Dobu: The Social Anthropology of the Dobu Islanders of the Western Pacific. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Levi-Strauss, Claude. 1969. The Elementary Structures of Kinship. Boston: Beacon Press.
Lowie, Robert Harry. 2004 . The Crow Indians. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press.