Anthropology: Nature of Kinship

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FLASHCARD DATA FOR NATURE OF KINSHIP

Topic 1: Overview

| 1. |The term for culturally defined relationships between individuals who are commonly thought of as having |kinship | | |family ties. | | | 2. |The general term for socially recognized links between ancestors and descendants. |descent (or descent bond) | | 3. |The kind of kinship bond that links husband or wife, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, and |affinity (or marriage) bond | | |sister-in-law. | | | 4. |The formal kinship analysis term for people who are related by bonds of affinity. |affines (or affinal relatives) | | 5. |The kind of kinship bond that links people through socially recognized biological ties, such as mother, |consanguinity | | |father, grandparents, children, grandchildren, uncles, aunts, brothers, sisters, and cousins. | | | 6. |The formal kinship analysis term for people who are related by bonds of consanguinity. |consanguines (or consanguinal relatives) | | 7. |The term for a socially recognized link between individuals, created as an expedient for dealing with |fictive kinship | | |special circumstances, such as the bond between a godmother and her godchild.  These bonds are based on | | | |friendship and other personal relationships rather than marriage or descent. | | | 8. |The kind of kin term used when addressing someone directly in contrast to when they are referring to them in|term of address | | |a conversation with someone else. | | | 9. |The kind of kin term used when referring to someone in a conversation with someone else. |term of reference | |10. |The kind of kinship bond that links parents to their adopted children. |fictive kinship | |11. |A fictive kinship term used for godparents among Spanish speakers in Latin America. |comadre (co-mother) or compadre (co-father) |

Topic 2: Descent Principles: Part I

|1. |The gender of a person who is represented by a triangle in kinship diagrams. |male | |2. |The gender of a person who is represented by a square in kinship diagrams. |either male or female | |3. |In kinship diagrams, the term that is used to label the person to whom all kinship |ego | | |relationships are referred. | | |4. |What an equals sign (=) represents in kinship diagrams. |marriage bond between a husband and his wife | | 5. |What a vertical line represents in kinship diagrams. |bond of descent (e.g., parent-child bond) | | |...
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