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Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Parallel cousin — is an anthropological term denoting consanguinial kin who are in the same descent group as the subject and are from the parent s same sexed sibling. A cross cousin is from the parent s opposite sexed sibling. Simply put, a parallel cousin is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Descent from Mount Sinai (Sistine Chapel) — Descent from Mount Sinai Artist Cosimo Rosselli and workshop Year 1481 1482 Type Fresco Dimensions 350 cm × 572 cm (140 in × 225 in) Location Sistine Chapel, Rome The Descent from Mount Sinai is a fresco by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Parallel and cross cousins — In discussing consanguineal kinship in anthropology, a parallel cousin (or ortho cousin) is a cousin from a parent s same sex sibling, while a cross cousin is from a parent s opposite sexed sibling. So a parallel cousin is the child of the father …   Wikipedia

  • descent group — These are kin groups who are lineal descendants of a common ancestor. Unilineal descent is either matrilineal (if traced through the mother) or patrilineal (traced through the father s line). Bilateral descent can be traced through either line.… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • descent groups — These are kin groups who are lineal descendants of a common ancestor. Unilineal descent is either matrilineal (if traced through the mother) or patrilineal (traced through the father s line). Bilateral descent can be traced through either line.… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • parallel descent — A term applied by social anthropologists to a form of arranging descent that does not result in groupings containing both sexes: instead, there are matrilineal groups of females, and patrilineal groups of males. In such systems, the purposes for… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Evidence of common descent — The wide range of evidence of common descent of living things strongly indicates the occurrence of evolution and provides a wealth of information on the natural processes by which the variety of life on Earth developed, supporting the modern… …   Wikipedia

  • ПАРАЛЛЕЛЬНОЕ ПРОИСХОЖДЕНИЕ — (parallel descent) (Антропология) система прослеживания родословной мужчинами по мужской линии, а женщинами по женской. Ее следует отличать от системы билатерального происхождения, согласно которой и мужчины, и женщины являются членами групп… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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