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Scope note
The recognized ties of relationship, by descent, marriage, or ritual, that form the basis of social organization.

Broader terms
social relations

Narrower terms
matriarchy
patriarchy

Related terms
clans
family
genealogy
joking relationships
marriage
social structure

Subject category
05.01.04 KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE

Indexing history
For publications indexed before 2006, see also family.



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