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I.2.4 Definition of Family

Ralph Linton The consanguinal family is universal, that the nuclear family as such does not exist by itself and that it is only a part of a larger family namely, the consanguinal family. He stressed that the cosanguinal bond is more important than the conjugal bond. G.P.Murdock Some societies had only nuclear families, each consisting […]

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I.2.3 Definition of marriage

Malinowski and Radcliff-Brown  “marriage is a union of a man and woman in which they are the jural father and mother of the children born to the woman” Notes and Queries “Marriage is a union between a man and a woman such that children born to the woman are the recognized legitimate offspring of both […]

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I.9.8 Epidemiological Anthropology: Health and disease.

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including diseases) and the application of this study to the control of diseases and other health problems. Epidemiology is the corner-stone method of public health research and helps in informed policy decisions, evidence-based medicine and better targeting of preventive medicine Epidemiological […]

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