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(anthropology) related by marriage

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Long-distance diffusion of affinal kinship terms as evidence of late holocene change in marriage systems in aboriginal Australia.
Families in each and every longhouse are closely related by cognatic and affinal ties.
Although these broader roles remained the same for both generations, with varying levels of importance in natal and affinal homes, the findings of my study suggested that the Punjabi families were transforming in subtle ways.
In India, 59% of the unmarried women had experienced violence from their natal family members, friends, and neighbours, and 54% of the ever-married women had faced violence from affinal family members, natal family members, friends, and neighbours.
The fact that some proportion at least of commoner families, as well as owing political loyalty, could trace affinal links to aristocratic houses might have lent some added plausibility to this scenario.
And, according to Anton Blok, the agnatic or affinal "family" that one is born or marries into must always be subordinated to the ritualized "Family" into which the Mafioso enters through a symbolic ritual.
His work would be more broadly useful if it included consanguineally extended households and kin groups or even affinally extended ones, such as polygamous units, or affinal exchange systems.
In Torres Strait Islander culture, the term 'uncle' or 'aunt' is an honorific title of respect for elders and does not necessarily denote an affinal relationship.
However, that small unit had affinal relatives (we call them in-laws), some of whom lived together in what anthropologists call a band.
Furthermore, the work of the clergymen was often facilitated by the Sami themselves, who kept close track of their consanguinal and affinal relationships (cf.
Family histories and extended genealogies thus reflect complex patterns of close-knit kinship ties through affinal connections and attest to the clannish nature of Nam Long villages.
It might interest you to know (or not) that all cousins are consanguineal relatives; that is, they are not related to each other through marriage, as are affinal relatives--and the closest related cousins (now this is where it really gets interesting) are double cousins, the parents of one being brother and sister of the parents of the other.
In chapter12, the authors attempted to know the level of solidarity among different religious groups, linguistic groups, affinal kin & groups of social identity, among the transplanted migrant villagers in the Andaman Islands.
Access to quarries was open to all adult males of the land-holding clan and also to other affinal male kin (that is, usually males of adjoining clans).
Lewis-Williams echoes Hewitt in his discussion of the horizontal axis, and also follows Levi-Strauss in stating that "the myth presents both a denial and an assertion of affinal relationships and concomitant responsibilities" (134).