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The social institutions of the Dorobo

Anthropos46 • Published In 1951 • Pages: 1-48

By: Huntingford, George Wynn Brereton.

Abstract
In this paper the author is primarily concerned with those aspects of social organization which relate to the family and to the clan. As such, the topics that receive the fullest attention are kinship, the role of kinsmen in child socialization, the age-set system, the role of clan membership, marriage, birth, and sex life.
Subjects
Identification
Kinship
Tribe and nation
Clans
Settlement patterns
Age stratification
Marriage
Naming
Acculturation and culture contact
Family relationships
Premarital sex relations
Transmission of cultural norms
culture
Okiek
HRAF PubDate
2014
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Eastern Africa
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
Robert J. Theodoratus ; 1962
Coverage Date
1938-1939
Coverage Place
Kipkurerek Okiek, Tinderet Forest Reserve, west-central Kenya
Notes
G. W. B. Huntingford
LCCN
53020365
LCSH
Okiek (African people)
Dorobo (African people)