Subject Description

Subject

Kinship regulation of sex

OCM Identifier

835

Subject Description

Incest taboos (e.g.., between primary relatives, bilateral and unilineal extensions); patterned exceptions to primary incest taboos (e.g., ceremonial and dynastic incest); violations of incest taboos (e.g., incidence, circumstances, notions of physical and social results, treatment of offspring); privileged and tolerated sex relations between kinsmen (e.g., between cross-cousins, between siblings-in-law); etc.

Sex

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