Rules of Descent: Studies in the Sociology of Parentage

Guy E. Swanson

In this study, author Guy E. Swanson examines the rules of descent as they relate to regime, socialization, and social control. Using data from many different societies, he discusses the relationship of patriliny, matriliny, and bilaterality with economic and social structures.

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Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Year of Publication: 1969

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pages: 108

Price: $7.50

Print ISBN: 978-0-932206-37-4

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-951519-31-5

Series / Number: Anthropological Papers No. 39

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