Marlowe, David H.. In the mosaic: the cognitive and structural aspects of Karen-other relationships

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

Title: In the mosaic: the cognitive and structural aspects of Karen-other relationships

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Ethnic adaptation and identity : the Karen on the Thai frontier with Burma, edited by Charles F. Keyes

Published By: Original publisher Ethnic adaptation and identity : the Karen on the Thai frontier with Burma, edited by Charles F. Keyes Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues. 1979. 165-214 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David H. Marlowe

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Karen (AP07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cultural identity and pride (186); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Ethnic stratification (563); Citizenship (641); Territorial hierarchy (631); Classes (565); Real property (423); Community structure (621); Regulation of marriage (582); Community heads (622); Local officials (624); Social relationships and groups (571); Political movements (668); Mythology (773); Missions (797); Theory of disease (753); Regulation of marriage (582); Theory of disease (753);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document discusses ethnic relations between the Karen and neighboring groups in Burma and Thailand. The focus is on some of the cognitive and structural aspects that shaped ethnic relations in the region. The first led to differences reflected aspect of ethnic behavior, language, dress, rituals and cultural mythology. The second accounted for hierarchy in ethnic relations manifested in marriage rules, land tenure patterns, and historical inequality in political control and domination.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 36

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. ap07-036

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: for bibliographical references see document 37: Keyes

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1965-1968

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 Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1830-1979

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Karen people, Burma and Thailand

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Karen (Southeast Asian people)--Ethnic identity//Thailand--Social life and customs


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