Kinship Structure

Some articles on structure, kinship:

Claude Lévi-Strauss - Theories - Anthropological Theories
... The entire sound-structure of a language may be generated from a relatively small number of rules ... In the study of the kinship systems that first concerned him, this ideal of explanation allowed a comprehensive organization of data that partly had been ordered by ... One possible way of finding a master order was to rate all the positions in a kinship system along several dimensions ...

Famous quotes containing the words structure and/or kinship:

    Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.
    Northrop Frye (b. 1912)

    The little lives of earth and form,
    Of finding food, and keeping warm,
    Are not like ours, and yet
    A kinship lingers nonetheless....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)