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  1. On the incompatibility of duty and affection: a note on the role of the mother's brotherSweetser, Dorrian Apple - American Anthropologist, 1966 - 2 Hypotheses

    This article discusses the role of the mother's brother. Results suggest that role of the mother's brother is associated with descent and residence.

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  2. Avoidance, social affiliation, and the incest tabooSweetser, Dorrian Apple - Ethnology, 1966 - 4 Hypotheses

    This article examines parent-in-law avoidance in non-industrial societies. The author suggests that in-law avoidance is associated with characteristics of kinship structure, such as lineality, residence and family type. A psychological interpretation is also offered. Results support hypotheses relating to kinship structure.

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  3. Path consistency in directed graphs and social structureSweetser, Dorrian Apple - American Journal of Sociology, 1967 - 1 Hypotheses

    This study uses "rules of combination" to describe internal order in social groups. The author examines kinship structure, and specifically the relationship of the mother's brother towards the son. Results support the hypothesis.

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