Kinship and modernization in Mediterranean society

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Published by Center for Mediterranean Studies, American Universities Field Staff in Rome .

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  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region.


  • Family -- Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Social conditions,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Economic conditions

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Statementedited by J. G. Peristiany.
ContributionsPeristiany, John G. 1911-1987., Center for Mediterranean Studies.
LC ClassificationsHQ663.3 .K56
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4578124M
LC Control Number77150286

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G Peristiany called Kinship and Modernization in Mediterranean Society View full-text Article. The book does discuss the fundamental role of family and kinship in the destiny of Western society.

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Kinship research on contemporary, postindustrial societies has its roots in the writings of 19th and early 20th centuries social theorists such as Durkheim, Engels, and LePlay, among others, who first speculated about how kinship systems changed as societies became more complex and a variety of institutions were devised to manage activities Cited by: 1.

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Unlike in modern nation-state structures, in kinship communities, status is determined by relationships to ancestors according to blood ties. Families, clans, and tribes operate according to blood lineages that determine economic and social identities of members of the kinship society.

One of several worthwhile works by this pair of scholars, this collaborative book established the socializing aspect that is the foundation of patronage. Gellner, E., and J. Waterbury, eds.

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