The Alternate Generation Equivalence section discusses the different meaning of 'Kariera system' introduced by Hage (1999, 2003) and Allen (1998).
A new definition of 'Kariera' has been introduced by Hage (2003) and Allen (1998) which focuses on the existence of Alternate Generation Equivalence (AGE) in such systems.
It is more distressing than shocking to note that this very alternate generation
creates a corresponding increase of rape and social brigandage, break-ins, betrayals of love, suicides and vengeance-driven murders in the society.
Kariera kinship systems are sometimes distinguished from Dravidian systems by the presence of alternate generation equations which imply the presence of four marriage classes (sections) (Dumont 1970).
In Allen's (1986, 1989a, 1989b, 1998) universal theory of kinship evolution a tetradic proto-human terminology is defined by alternate generation equations, prescriptive equations and classificatory equations.
Most significantly, ever since, the Wadiyars have birthed male children only in alternate generations
This genetic deficiency usually passes from mother to son in alternate generations