Kinship

In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often debated. Anthropologist Robin Fox states that "the study of kinship is the study of what man does with these basic facts of life – mating, gestation, parenthood, socialization, siblingship etc." Human society is unique, he argues, in that we are "working with the same raw material as exists in the animal world, but [we] can conceptualize and categorize it to serve social ends." These social ends include …

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Emerging Minds · 13 May 2024 English

And you might just find that taking five or 10 important to look for chances to connect with minutes to stop and listen to your child read, have them, even …

encompasses the biological, adoptive, foster and kinship carers of a child, as well as individuals who have


World Bank Group · 13 May 2024 English

Ethiopia, with its long history of hosting refugees, is grappling with the complex challenges of accommodating close to one million refugees and asylum seekers. While Ethiopia has adopted progressive refugee …

cultural and economic connections, common ties of kinship, language, and ethnicity, and relatively fluid


Emerging Minds · 13 May 2024 English

I wonder if you were feeling angry about something when you did that?’ Understanding your child’s emotions and behaviours and knowing how to support them makes a positive Create opportunities …

communication biological, adoptive, foster and kinship carers of a child, as well as individuals who have


Casey Family Programs · 13 May 2024 English

More thorough research and evaluation are needed to better understand the impacts on children and families, and to inform decisions about when and under what conditions remote hearings are useful. …

easier for parents, children, foster parents and kinship caregivers, caseworkers, and other extended family


Emerging Minds · 13 May 2024 English

Feeling connected to family, friends, neighbours or your It’s common as adults to feel an urge to withdraw community and having a support network you can rely when things get …

seconds) parents and biological, adoptive, foster and kinship carers of practitioners discuss the importance


Emerging Minds · 13 May 2024 English

If you can bathe your baby, or take your children to sports can maintain at least some of your family routines it training when you’re not able to? can help …

encompasses the biological, adoptive, foster and kinship carers of a child, as well as individuals who have


Emerging Minds · 13 May 2024 English

uncover any misunderstandings or worries We also appreciate that every child is unique – communicating in ways that work for your family and has different strengths, vulnerabilities – for example …

encompasses the biological, adoptive, foster and kinship carers of a child, as well as individuals who have


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 10 May 2024 English

The United States is among the most individualistic societies in the world. However, unlike Western European individualism, which is imbued with moral universalism, America’s “rugged individualism” is instead particularistic. We …

collectivism and moral particularism that characterizes kinship- based societies around the world (Henrich, 2020) The European church hastened the dissolution of kinship structures, which fostered moral universalism by out-groups do not get any weight. This corresponds to kinship-based societies and the notion of “amoral famil- Cambridge University Press, 2012. Enke, Benjamin, “Kinship, cooperation, and the evolution of moral systems Beauchamp, and Joseph Henrich, “The Church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation,” Science,


CSJ: Centre for Social Justice · 9 May 2024 English

Part 1: How family can help to end the loneliness crisis

together of “…friendship, companionship, emotional kinship, love, the begetting of children, and their protection


Amnesty International · 9 May 2024 English

Authorities in Nepal are failing to protect Dalits, particularly women and girls, from systemic and widespread caste-based discrimination.

services, 6 to access to common resources, 10 to kinship and other relationships and 14 to participation


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