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(anthropology) related by marriage

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closed network of affinally related exogamous groups.
The 'biraderi' is traced through geneological connections, which may be affinally described through the institution of marriage, or more importantly biologically referred through paternal descent.
I would like to know more about how loyalties, rivalries and conflicts are worked out between and over the generations, within consanguineal groups such as sibling-cousin sets, between affinally related groups, in sexual-marital relationships and in contexts of country and ceremony.
The least prestigious events for individual men are those collective events pertaining to marriage and non-warfare death compensation where the mediating role of women in atoms of kinship is pivotal and acknowledged in exchange between affinally related groups.
I take his designation as a 'real man' to imply that through a process of incorporation via co-residence and marriage, the trader had been subject to the effective agency of the landowners and that he had been changed into something more similar to the landowners which, as discussed earlier, is a process that the Kamula expect to occur between affinally related men.