Categories Anthropology I

I.1.3.2 Branch of Anthropology, their scope and relevance: (b) Biological Anthropology- 2

Physical anthropology also known as biological anthropology, analyses  the physical and biological facets of humankind from comparative, ecological, and evolutionary  approaches. Paul Broca- father of Physical Anthropology Definition It is natural history of the genus Homo and more concretely as the science whose objective is to study humanity as a whole and in relationship to […]

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Categories Anthropology I

I.2.4 Kibbutz (Israeli commune)      

                                             Definition : A kibbutz  is a collective community in Israel that is traditionally based on agriculture. Characteristics Communal living Collective ownership of all property Collective rearing of children Marriage is for comradership and intimacy that it promises Husband and wife work at different places, have separate bank accounts and pay separate bills. Children are taken care […]

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Categories Anthropology I

I.2.4 Nature of changes in family

Nature of changes in family (changes in structure, function, regulations, core values etc.) J.P. Singh in 2010 in an anthropological journal ‘Eastern Anthropologist’ with the help of NFHS- 1 and NFHS- 2 data came to following conclusions about changes in Indian family. Changes occur in terms of function and structure of family. Large joint family […]

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I.2.3 Marriage finances

The economic aspects of marriage which involve material transaction before or after the marriage are known as marriage finances. Marriage finances occur in almost all societies. On examination of the marriage procedures of different societies in different parts of the world, it is seen that in many societies, marriage involves economic considerations. Marriage finances involve […]

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I.2.4.4 Types of family (from the perspectives of structure, blood relation, marriage, residence and succession)- 2

Types of family Family can be defined in three different ways- Structure , Function and Change I.Perspectives of structure Nuclear –The nuclear family consists of a married man and woman with their off-spring although in individual cases one or more additional persons may reside with them. Monogamous- Family is based on monogamous marriage, ie, marriage […]

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