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339Descent  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • The principles that determine the affiliation of a person, upon their birth, to a kinship group, and define the biological and social relationships with the other members of this group. Descent is based upon consanguinity bonds and is acknowledged by persons within and/or beyond the kinship group; thus, it regulates the transfer of goods, as well as the inheritance of social identities and statuses.
SOURCE
  • Parkin 1997
  • Stone 2013
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Souyioultzoglou Iraklitos (AA)
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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/339
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