Definition of Kinship. Meaning of Kinship. Synonyms of Kinship

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Definition of Kinship

Kinship
Kinship Kin"ship, n. Family relationship.

Meaning of Kinship from wikipedia

- In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact...
- point of view. The study of kinship and social organization is a central focus of sociocultural anthropology, as kinship is a human universal. Sociocultural...
- Hawaiian kinship, also referred to as the generational system, is a kinship system used to define family. Identified by Lewis H. Morgan in his 1871 work...
- Cognatic kinship is a mode of descent calculated from an ancestor or ancestress counted through any combination of male and female links, or a system...
- Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from...
- Milk kinship, formed during nursing by a non-biological mother, was a form of fostering allegiance with fellow community members. This particular form...
- (such as food); the giving and receiving of care and nurture (nurture kinship); jural rights and obligations; and moral and sentimental ties. Thus, one's...
- Fictive kinship is a term used by anthropologists and ethnographers to describe forms of kinship or social ties that are based on neither consanguineal...
- Kinship is a relationship between any entities that share a genealogical origin, through either biological, cultural, or historical descent. Kinship may...
- Iroquois kinship (also known as bifurcate merging) is a kinship system named after the Haudenosaunee people that were previously known as Iroquois and...
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