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Fanti kinship and the analysis of kinship terminologies

David B. Kronenfeld

Fanti kinship and the analysis of kinship terminologies

by David B. Kronenfeld

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fanti (African people) -- Social life and customs,
  • Kinship -- Ghana,
  • Family -- Ghana,
  • Ghana -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid B. Kronenfeld.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT510.43.F35 K76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17100599M
    ISBN 109780252033704
    LC Control Number2008035619

    The argument here is that analyses of these terminologies undercut the main claim of the new kinship scholars, i.e., that they get at "the native's point of . Book Description: The "Crow-Omaha problem" has perplexed anthropologists since it was first described by Lewis Henry Morgan in During his worldwide survey of kinship systems, Morgan learned with astonishment that some Native American societies call some relatives of different generations by the same terms.

    Kronenfeld had analysed their terminology in two ways: first, through an equivalence rules account based on the formalism of Lounsbury (, ) that he referred to as an ‘L analysis’, and second, through the way the Fanti determined the kinship relation between two individuals directly from kin terms without reference to genealogical. Kinship--including formal analysis of terminological systems, behavior among kin and the categories implicit in kin behavior, default associations Title: Professor of Anthropology at .

      The kinship terminology of Gidjingali owners/speakers at Maningrida is an Aranda terminology (Hiatt ). Marriage patterns in south-western Arnhemland also show a preference for geographically close marriage (F. Merlan ), and again the languages of this area have Aranda or Kariera terminologies. Lewis Henry Morgan (Novem – Decem ) was a pioneering American anthropologist and social theorist who worked as a railroad is best known for his work on kinship and social structure, his theories of social evolution, and his ethnography of the sted in what holds societies together, he proposed the concept that the earliest .


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"David Kronenfeld's Fanti Kinship and the Analysis of Kinship Terminologies is a ground-breaking and important addition to the anthropological literature on kinship systems, a formal analysis both of kinship terminologies and of social structures more generally, as well as an in-depth treatment of a particular ethnographic case.

This book. This book examines Fanti kinship terminology from a variety of analytic and formal perspectives. Based on work with a broad number of informants, David B.

Kronenfeld details and analyzes internal variation in usage within the Fanti community, shows the relationship between terminology and social groups and communicative usage, and relates these findings to major theoretical work on kinship Cited by: Get this from a library.

Fanti kinship and the analysis of kinship terminologies. [David B Kronenfeld] -- A collection of the author's papers, published during the past 30 years, on the subject of Fanti kin terminology and implications for the study of semantics, pragmantics, and the relationship of.

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Request PDF | Fanti Kinship: The Structure of Terminology and Behavior1 | This article compares the results of a formal analysis of the three variant patterns of the Fanti kinship terminology and.

Fanti Kinship and the Analysis of Kinship Terminologies This book examines Fanti kinship terminology from a variety of analytic and formal perspectives.

Based on work with a broad number of informants, David B. Kronenfeld details and analyzes internal variation in usage within the Fanti community, shows the relationship.

Californian Kinship Terminologies. University of California, Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 18, ppwith 29 maps. Berkeley: University of California Press, 8vo, printed grey wrappers, lettered in black.

Fanti kinship: The structure of terminology and behavior. American Anthropologist, 75, – CrossRef Google Scholar. Kronenfeld, D. Fanti kinship and the analysis of kinship terminologies. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. Google Scholar.

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press. KAES: An expert system for the algebraic analysis of kinship terminologies. Journal of Quantitative Anthropology, 2, – Google Scholar. Read, D., Fischer, M. D., & Lehman, F.

The cultural grounding of kinship: A paradigm shift. Research in anthropology has shown that kin terminologies have a complex combinatorial structure and vary systematically across cultures. This article argues that universals and variation in kin terminology result from the interaction of (1) an innate conceptual structure of kinship, homologous with conceptual structure in other domains, and (2) principles of optimal.

His book transports readers to crucial historical moments in which perceptions of belonging have been formed, transformed, or dismantled. The cases presented here focus on the pivotal role played by belonging in kinship, law, and political order, stretching across cultural and religious contexts from eleventh-century Mediterranean religious.

This chapter examines the connections between shared cultural knowledge about kinship structure and the pragmatic inferences that enable interlocutors to assess each other’s (multiple) perspectives.

By drawing on Bininj Gunwok conversational data this chapter shows how linguistic choices are influenced by the dynamics of social relationships, particularly by context. another hypothesis about the source of the structuring of kinship terminologies – the subject of this paper – has, in fact, been tested and verified through its application to the analysis of three very different terminologies, namely the American-English (AKT), the Shipibo of Peru, and the Trobriand Islander terminologies.

Consanguineal: This kinship is based on blood—or birth: the relationship between parents and children as well as siblings, says the Sociology is the most basic and universal type of kinship. Also known as a primary kinship, it involves people who are.

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This book presents the first computer program automating the task of componential analysis of kinship vocabularies. The book examines the program in relation to two basic problems: the commonly occurring inconsistency of componential models; and the huge number of alternative componential models.

To be outside the kinship system is to be inhuman or nonhuman: real humans are some sort of kin. It is in this sense that anthropologists say that primitive society is, to a large degree, organized and regulated by kinship" (Chagnon, page ). Yanomamo kinship terminology.

This book presents the first computer program, called KINSHIP, automating the task of componential analysis of kinship vocabularies. KINSHIP accepts as input the kin terms of a language with their attendant kin types and can produce all alternative componential models of a kinship system, including the most parsimonious one, using the minimum number of.

Definitions: Children in kinship care is derived from the relationship to householder items on the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Children are consider to be in kinship care when all of the following conditions are true: a parent is not present in the household; the child is not a foster child to the householder; the child is not a housemate/.

Componential analysis was inspired by the work of people such as Kroeber (), who suggested analysing kinship terminology with reference to eight categories: generation, lineal versus collateral, age difference in one generation, gender of the relative and connecting relative, sex of the speaker, consanguinal versus affinal, and the.

Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family is an book written by Lewis Henry Morgan ( - ) and published by the Smithsonian is considered foundational for the discipline of anthropology and particularly for the study of human was the culmination of decades of research into the variety of kinship terminologies in the .Part 1 of the paper begins with a brief discussion as to why neither of the two claims – (1) kinship terminologies, which primarily have to do with social categories and (2) kinship terminologies, which are based on classification of genealogically specified relationships traced through genitor and genetrix – is adequate as a basis for a.Kinship Contents: Introduction: Kinship and Kinship Terminologies.

The scientific study of kinship began with the publication of Lewis Henry Morgan's Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, published in Morgan had amassed a huge amount of data on kinship terminology, and using this he worked out a classification of kinship systems.