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Marriage and Inheritance

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The law of Hywel most manifestly contravened the law of the Catholic Church with regard to marriage and inheritance. Ecclesiastical commentators from John of Salisbury to Archbishop John Pecham ... More


Incest and the Medieval Imagination

Elizabeth Archibald

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112099
eISBN:
9780191708497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112099.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Incest is a frequent motif in medieval literature. It was more broadly defined in the Middle Ages than today; definitions in lawcodes varied from century to century, but at its broadest incest meant ... More


Male Infertility and Consanguinity in Lebanon: The Power of Ethnographic Epidemiology

Marcia C. Inhorn, Loulou Kobeissi, Antoine A. Abu-Musa, Johnny Awwad, Michael H. Fakih, Najwa Hammoud, Antoine B. Hannoun, Da’ad Lakkis, and Zaher Nassar

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Male infertility is a neglected reproductive health problem, yet it contributes to at least half of all cases of subfertility worldwide. Consanguinity, or the intermarriage of two individuals who ... More


Kith and Kin

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to understand the relations that structure the public domain, the ways in which villagers in St. Felix and Tret manage kinship relations of consanguinity and affinity and ties with ... More


Affinity and consanguinity

Ginger S. Frost

in Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter addresses the affinal and consanguineous relationships and how neighbours, families and society reacted to them. Most unions within the prohibited degrees were between in-laws, though a ... More


Venus and Mahrs: Dating, Sex, and Marriage

Geoff Harkness

in Changing Qatar: Culture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479889075
eISBN:
9781479809547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889075.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter considers the impact of sweeping socioeconomic transformation on dating, sex, and marriage. Public interactions between men and women, including married couples, are heavily restricted ... More


From Pillar to Post

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on the decline of the Pekin Theater after Robert T. Motts's death. Motts had died intestate. Chicago's Municipal Court assigned the settling of his estate to Judge Charles S. ... More


Reproductive genetics, risk, and context

Alison Shaw

in The Anthropological Demography of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses the example of consanguineous marriages to illustrate how risk for offspring with genetic disease has become a focal concern in the governance of the health of populations, and to ... More


Trends and Differentials in Jordanian Marriage Behavior: Marriage Timing, Spousal Characteristics, Household Structure, and Matrimonial Expenditures

Rania Salem

in The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198702054
eISBN:
9780191771781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702054.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using retrospective reports from ever-married respondents, this chapter examines the timing of marriage, including the postponement of first marriage to successively older ages for both men and ... More


The Paleobiology of the Sunghir People

Erik Trinkaus, Alexandra P. Buzhilova, Maria B. Mednikova, and Maria V. Dobrovolskaya

in The People of Sunghir: Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199381050
eISBN:
9780197562956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381050.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The preceding chapters provide extensive information on the context, mortuary rituals, skeletal and dental morphology and morphometrics, dental wear, functional anatomy, paleopathology, and ... More


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