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Since women are most active within the kin group in terms of caring and providing for the children and giving them a proper upbringing, they are the ones in a position of authority to organize and implement migratory moves.
So the elders of a kin group that control access and use rights to land have power over those who seek access.
House and kin group thus are seen to constitute each other.
Here, the individuals in the various oyster collections were allocated into putative kin groups, where a kin group contains individuals that appear related based on the DNA marker data but without imposing a particular type of relationship among the individuals.
Rather, it is the self-legitimation of the kin group and its intent and endeavor to optimize its collective self-interest.
Leach approached the ideal system on which individual and kin group strategies were based through interpretation of exhaustive statistical information on particular local arrangements.
More subtly, the authority differentials of kinship systems can offer opportunities for the mobilization of familial resources by kin group leaders (Greenhalgh, 1989).
Laslett showed that the English family system in the past had not created a context within which the elderly were revered, but one in which they had frequently relied on support from a wider community that extended out beyond the kin group and not infrequently entailed poor relief.
He uses multiple terms that address the church as a constructed kin group and household.
The bilateral family, somewhat like the obsolescent wachselnde Sippe "shifting kin group,"(11) has traditionally been considered antithetical to long-lasting "kinship solidarity.
Aboriginal "kin" responsibilities are incorporated into the preschool structure so that each kin group is represented within the staff.
Susan Eckstein explains that in Zambia, "the corporate kin group of the village is transformed into a social network of urban kin, a network maintained and developed selectively" Larissa Lomnitz, in her classic study of a shantytown in Mexico City, offers compelling evidence that the strategy described by Eckstein is cross cultural in scope.
Their socialization takes place within a domestic structure whether it be a nuclear family, a single-parent family, or a kin group.
Ultimately, in Islamic law, the children of a Muslim marriage are taken into the formal custody of the father's patrilineal kin group, but this is delayed, depending upon interpretation, until seven and nine years, respectively for the boy and girl, or puberty for the boy and the time of the marriage of the girl.