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  • Anthropologist Lloyd Swantz, who began researching Zaramo societies as early as the 1960s, postulated that the intermingling of Swahili societies with an emphasis on patriliny might have influenced Zaramo societies.

    Societies, Religion, and History: Central East Tanzanians and the World They Created, c. 200 BCE to 1800 CE

  • For women in postwar Facazisse, cultivated fields were more than just patches of soil for growing crops; they were also a source of female social and ritual power and a physical inscription of women's efforts to negotiate community boundaries in a context where patriliny and chiefly politics granted women little influence over such matters.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Were imperialism and capitalism, guns and gold, tradition and patriliny really as omnipotent in determining the exterior and interior landscapes of women's lives as scholars had claimed?

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Similarly, the normative pressures and advantages for a woman to remain at her marital homestead (vukatini) are great: According to the formal rules of patriliny, women are rarely permitted to inherit or hold land independently, and they acquire secure usufruct rights only through lifelong lovolo marriage.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Informal networks of land-based kinship and community thus made the boundaries of the tiko permeable to women in a way patriliny did not, because a woman who could establish a foothold on the landby obtaining a field from a woman with whom she shared vuxaka, even just vuxaka bya matinyocould, through her habitual interaction with members of the cultivating community, solidify her claim to belonging to that community.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • If, through their labors to transform misava into masimu, women established traditional tenure rights not explicitly recognized by patriliny, then likewise, through the everyday habits of farming, women learned, performed, and nurtured relationships that overlapped with, but ranged far beyond, blood - and marriage-based patrilineal kinship.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Is there some despicable attempt to establish patriliny of the participants going on here?

    Kafila

  • The transformation of marriage in twentieth century Kerala which included the institutionalisation of conjugal marriage, patriliny, and dowry, the specific implications of Kerala's demographic transition for community politics, and the inflow of remittances from the Gulf after the 1970s have endured that community boundaries, and the institution of arranged marriage which sustains them remain hale and hearty.

    Countercurrents.org

  • The transformation of marriage in twentieth century Kerala which included the institutionalisation of conjugal marriage, patriliny, and dowry, the specific implications of Kerala's demographic transition for community politics, and the inflow of remittances from the Gulf after the 1970s have endured that community boundaries, and the institution of arranged marriage which sustains them remain hale and hearty.

    Countercurrents.org

  • Is there some despicable attempt to establish patriliny of the participants going on here?

    Kafila

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