Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter), 1926-. Marriage contracts among the Tiwi

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Marriage contracts among the Tiwi

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Ethnology -- Vol. 1, No. 4

Published By: Original publisher Ethnology -- Vol. 1, No. 4 Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh. 1962. 452-466 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jane C. Goodale

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tiwi (OI20)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Basis of marriage (581); Clans (614); Regulation of marriage (582); Arranging a marriage (584); Secondary marriages (587); Status, role, and prestige (554); Puberty and initiation (881); Polygamy (595); Family relationships (593); Cousins (605); Parents-in-law and children-in-law (606);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is mainly a description of the form and nature of the varying types of marriage contracts among the Tiwi. The emphasis is on the factor of relative age as an important consideration. The author attempts a new perspective by using the point of view of a female Ego. Kinship terminology and classification are discussed relevant to the marriage system. The last section deals with some aspects of the exchange of women between descent groups and local groups.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. oi20-010

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-466)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954

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 Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Joan Steffens ; 1963

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1954

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tiwi (Australian people)

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