Levi-Strauss and empirical inquiry

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 215-223
By Kobben, A. J. F., Brunt, L. N. J.


This paper tests some of Levi-Strauss's pronouncements on Crow-Omaha kinship systems cross-culturally. The author tests the relationships between Crow-Omaha and Hawaiian kinship systems and cross-cousin marriage. Results suggest that both kinship systems will prohibit cross-cousin marriage.

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