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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Anderson, John W.
Cousin marriage in context: constructing social relations in
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Folk -- Vol. 24
Published By: Original publisher
Folk -- Vol. 24
Kobenhaven: Dansk Etnografisk Forenig. 1982. 7-28 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Jon W. Anderson
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Basis of marriage (581);
Regulation of marriage (582);
Tribe and nation (619);
Kin relationships (602);
Arranging a marriage (584);
Termination of marriage (586);
Secondary marriages (587);
Mode of marriage (583);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a study of parallel cousin marriage and other
marriage arrangements among the Ghilzai Pashtun of southeastern Afghanistan. The author
examines the framework of marriage, the strategy of marriage alliances, the arrangement of
marriage and the marriage ceremony, and the structural contexts of marriage in Ghilzai
society. He finds that close cousin marriages tend to be accompanied by marriages farther
afield in order to counter the isolating effects of close cousin marriage. He argues that
the specific character of any single marriage is determined by the history of adjacent
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-28)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Gerald Reid ; 1988
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Ghilzai Pashtun, southeastern Afghanistan
between Kabul and Kandahar
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings