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ERIC Number: EJ031571
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Publication Date: 1970
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Explorations into the Kin Networks of the Punjabi Society: A Preliminary Statement
Wakil, Parvez A.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 32, 4, 700-706, Nov '70
The biraderi system of kin relations in Punjab consists of a larger circle of relatives who share a common identity through its name and a more restricted circle determined by competitive gift giving. Functions of this institution are outlined and their implications are traced for a developing country like Pakistan. (Author)
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