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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World Bank Group · 11 November 2021 English

poor South Sudanese generally rely on extended kinship ties for support and additional income during times

World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

The area has both patrilineal and matrilineal kinship systems. In spite of the matrilineal systems inequalities The area has both patrilineal and matrilineal kinship systems. In the patrilineal system, women do not land but have access to it, while in matrilineal kinship they have access to and own land. In spite of the

World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

In 2020, the United Nations reported the highest number of displaced persons ever recorded; more than half of this population was comprised of women and girls. Displacement and conflict substantially …

and support, disintegrated social support and kinship systems, early-forced marriages and disruption

DIIS · 27 October 2021 English

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and it highlights the importance of the role of kinship for understanding how youth conceptualise their to broaden their social networks beyond narrow kinship and neighbourhood ties. It may be conceived as

AEI · 20 October 2021 English

Key Points The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted many Americans’ living preferences toward less dense places. For instance, more Americans would prefer to live in small towns and rural areas than …

people in groups with whom we feel a kind of kinship. Feeling connected to others in a community is

BP · 15 October 2021 English

The contents of this publicaon are the sole responsibility of the authors at Dynamic Consulng Services (CWCS), and do not necessarily reflect the views of ICMPD, the Govern- ment of …

district for several decades, because of their strong kinship es. Whereas in the southern parts of Bangladesh

World Bank Group · 13 October 2021 English

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis has expanded public direct interventions through state banks and enterprises to aid economies, but with possible risks to debt sustainability, long-term productivity, and equality. The ongoing …

tional lending markets based on family or kinship, ships (PPPs).

CEIP · 13 October 2021 English

China’s presence has brought socioeconomic opportunities to Georgia, Greece, Hungary, and Romania. Yet it has exacerbated governance shortfalls, undermined elements of political and economic stability, and complicated the European Union’s …

the Mediterranean. Building on the narrative of kinship between two old civilizations,73 Chinese media

Urban Institute · 12 October 2021 English

Warren County, Ohio’s Child Assessment and Response Evaluation (CARE) project – a 24/7 rapid-response intervention for children at the scene of an overdose of a parent or loved one – …

struggling with substance use disorder also live in kinship care arrangements (i.e., with other family members screenings. In partnership with children services’ kinship care program, the county provided resources to and Little Miami School District to provide kinship family supports and books for school counselors’ substance use/addiction treatment (17.4 percent) and kinship care (17.4 percent), followed by medication-assisted the families who cared for children through the kinship care program. Additional supports included background

World Bank Group · 11 October 2021 English

The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive data and evidence-based analysis of gender-based sex selection (GBSS) in Vietnam in terms of demographic projections and policy reforms to …

high fertility levels and more gender-equal kinship systems among ethnic minorities such as the Gia couples, which are strongly related to gender and kinship norms (see Table 2). Only the 10 largest ethnic indifferent to gender preferences—due to bilateral kinship norms found in this area—or already sex selected

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