Kinship Theory In American Kinship

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FLORIN SENIA ANAK AKIN (46850)
NURUL IHSANI BINTI ABD GHANI (48591)
ROHAYMA BINTI ABDUL (48806)

INTRODUCTION
Kinship basically one of the main organizing principles of society and it represent basic social institution found in every society. Kinship is universal and in most of societies, kinship plays the significant role in the socialization of individuals and the maintenance of group solidarity. Basically, people in all societies are bound together by various kind of bonds and the basic bonds are those based on marriage. A.R Radcliffe Brown defines kinship as “a system of dynamic relations between person and person in a community, the behavior of any two persons in any of these relations being regulated in some way and to a greater or less
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Relative by marriage is defined with reference to relative by blood in American Kinship. The fundamental element which defines a relatives by blood is of course , blood, a substance, a material things. It constitiom is whatever it is that really is in nature. It is a natural entity and cannot be terminated. Marriage is not a material things in the same sene as biogenetic heredity. It mean it is not a natural things in the sense of material object found in nature. It other words, marriage is differ from blood relatives because marriage can be terminable by death or divorce. In marriage, they have the role of close relatives without, as informants put it being “real or blood relatives”. Although they don’t have a full blood relationship but they are still consider as family because it is pattern for how interpersonal relations should…show more content…
M., & Homans, G. C.. (1955). Kinship Terminology and the American Kinship System.American Anthropologist, 57(6), 1194–1208. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/665964

Lingenfelter, S.. (1985). [Review of A Critique of the Study of Kinship]. American Ethnologist, 12(2), 372–374. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/644228

SSY 2043: KINSHIP AND FAMILY IN BORNEO
ASSIGNMENT 2 (25%)
NAME OF GROUP MEMBERS & MATRIX NO:
FLORIN SENIA ANAK AKIN(46850)
NURUL IHSANI BINTI ABD GHANI(48591)
ROHAYMA BINTI ABDUL(48806)
ASSESMENT CRITERIA TOTAL MARKS SCORE
INTRODUCTION
• Reflect the contain of the essay (based on the given article) 2
CONTAINS
• Argument in the reffered article – must be written clearly with relevant examples 15
CONCLUSION
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FORMAT
• Front page written precisely
• Font Times New Roman
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• 1.5 spacing
• Referencing APA style
• Journal articles (minimum 5) and textbooks (minimum 3)
• Graph, photos, pie charts or any diagram that is/are relevant to your finding as Appendix. All the diagrams must be cited and given a title accordingly
• Report MUST be written in English
• Proper grammar, sentence, structures and correct punctuation marks
• References provided

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