Kane, Eileen. The changing role of the family in a rural Irish community

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

Title: The changing role of the family in a rural Irish community

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of comparative family studies -- Vol. 10, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher Journal of comparative family studies -- Vol. 10, no. 2 Calgary, Alta.: [s.n.]. 1979. 141-162 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Eileen Kane

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Division of labor by gender (462); Personal names (551); Regulation of marriage (582); Household (592); Family relationships (593); Extended families (596); Kinship terminology (601); Kindreds and ramages (612); Community structure (621);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a study of a relatively poor farming village in County Galway. The basic kin unit is the kindred, which includes lineal and collateral connections. The kindred group comes together at weddings, wakes, and times of crisis. Cooperative work groups are drawn from the kindred. The author discusses kinship terminology, personal names, and nicknames. Other topics include the extended family, mother and daughter-in-law relationships, household budgets and finances, childrearing, sibling rivalry, gender relations, and old age. The author also notes changes that have occurred in the community since 1968, with the rise in tourism and establishment of an industrial estate in the area.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 21

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. er06-021

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. 161 - 162)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1973

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. Ian Skoggard; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1904-1973

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) County Galway, Connacht, Ireland

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ireland--Rural conditions

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