Search for dissertations about: "matrifocality"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word matrifocality.

  1. 1. La Famiglia : The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Jan Ovesen; Johan Leman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. La Famiglia - The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Jan Ovesen; Johan Leman; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Historisk-filosofiska fakulteten Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE