GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Sociology Sociological Concepts-Family, Marriage and Kinship Study Material (Page 4 of 9)

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Alliance and Cultural Theory: Alliance Theory, Change from Nature to Culture

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Alliance Theory

Alliance and Cultural Theory

Alliance and Cultural Theory

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  • Also recognized as the general theory of exchange is a Structuralist method of studying kinship relations.
  • It’s find origins in Claude Levi- StraussRadcliffe Brown’s Elementary Structures of Kinship (1949) and is in opponent to the functionalist theory of .
  • It has aimed most anthropological French works until the 1980s; its effects were felt in various fields, including psychoanalysis, philosophy and political philosophy.
  • While British social anthropologists were focused on the subsistence of social rules and the ways in which members of different societies acted within a given Claude Levi- Strauss had a very different start

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Alliance and Cultural Theory: Elementary Structures (Positive Rules), Critiques of Alliance Theory, Cultural Theory

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Elementary Structures (Positive Rules)

  • He defines taboos as positive directions to marry outside the group. These optimistic marriage rules which state that a spouse must be from a certain social category were the titular elementary structures in The Elementary Structures of Kinship.
  • Levis Strauss made a further distinction between systems of
Elementary Structures (Positive Rules)

Elementary Structures (Positive Rules)

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  • Restricted Exchange: It concerned just two groups of men exchanging women (for example their sisters).
  • Generali

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