Category Archives: Kinship

Variation in affinal relations

As we saw in this week’s readings different cultures around the world have different ideas about who counts as family and what different family members’ rights and obligations are relative to others. Some of these kinship systems can be very … Continue reading

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Matrilineal patterns in the Book of Genesis

Here I’m reblogging a post that originally appeared on my professional blog, Savage Minds, but it was originally a part of my kinship lecture for ANTR 110. I only cut it because there was too much material to cover and … Continue reading

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