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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Categories Anthropology I

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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Categories Anthropology I

I.9.4.d Human DNA profiling

DNA profiling (also called DNA fingerprinting) is the process of determining an individual’s DNA characteristics. DNA profiling is the process where a specific DNA pattern, called a profile, is obtained from a person or sample of bodily tissue Even though we are all unique, most of our DNA is actually identical to other people’s DNA. However, specific regions […]

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