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Consanguinity in context, Alan H. Bittles

Label
Consanguinity in context
Title
Consanguinity in context
Statement of responsibility
Alan H. Bittles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An essential guide to the sensitive topic of cousin marriage, examining its social, medical, political and legal connotations
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bittles, A. H.
Dewey number
306.83
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology
Series volume
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human population genetics
  • Consanguinity
  • Consanguinity
  • Kinship
  • Incest
Label
Consanguinity in context, Alan H. Bittles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Consanguinity, marital stability and marital violence
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology 63; Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Consanguineous marriage, past and present; Introduction; Early urban development and social stratification; Human mating as a genetic continuum; Basic measurements of consanguinity in human populations; Western attitudes to consanguineous marriage; Marriage in geographical, social and religious isolates; Anecdotal tales of close kin unions -- licit and illicit; Consanguineous marriage among European royalty and other dynasties
  • The Spanish HabsburgsThe Rothschild banking family; The Lubavicher Hasidim; Commentary; 2 Religious attitudes and rulings on consanguineous marriage; Introduction; Consanguinity and religion; Judaism; Christianity; Legislation on consanguineous marriage within the early Christian Church; Regulation of consanguinity in the Latin Church; The attitudes of Post-Reformation Protestant denominations to consanguineous marriage; The Anglican schism; Islam; Hinduism; Sikhism; Buddhism; Confucian/Taoist tradition; Zoroastrian/Parsi; Commentary; 3 Civil legislation on consanguineous and affinal marriage
  • IntroductionThe law in Great Britain on consanguinity and affinity; Countries with civil legislation restricting consanguineous marriage; United States of America; Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan; The Republic of Korea and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea; The Philippines; Consanguineous marriage and international law; Commentary; 4 Consanguinity: the scientific and medical debates of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; Introduction; Early medical studies on consanguinity in the USA; Dr Samuel Bemiss and the health outcomes of consanguinity
  • Lewis Henry Morgan and the classification of biological relationshipsAlexander Graham Bell, consanguinity and the education of the deaf; George Arner and consanguineous marriage in the USA; Early consanguinity studies in Great Britain and Ireland; Sir William Wilde, cousin marriage and deaf-mutism; Dr Arthur Mitchell and cousin marriage in Scots fishing villages; Charles Darwin, cousin marriage and family concerns; George Darwin and isonymy; Cousin marriage in decline; Eugenics and the consanguinity debate; Consanguinity and the application of biometric analysis
  • Sir Francis Galton, consanguinity and paradoxical factsEugenics and purging of the gene pool; Commentary; 5 Demographic and socioeconomic aspects of consanguineous marriage; Introduction; The global prevalence of consanguineous marriage; Western societies; Japan; South Asia; South India; Pakistan; The Middle East; Societal and regional preferences in types of consanguineous marriage; Demographic, social and economic correlates of consanguinity; Consanguinity, education and socioeconomic status; Consanguinity, age at marriage and reproductive span
Control code
ocn794663479
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139015844
Lccn
2012006052
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794663479
Label
Consanguinity in context, Alan H. Bittles
Publication
Note
Consanguinity, marital stability and marital violence
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology 63; Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Consanguineous marriage, past and present; Introduction; Early urban development and social stratification; Human mating as a genetic continuum; Basic measurements of consanguinity in human populations; Western attitudes to consanguineous marriage; Marriage in geographical, social and religious isolates; Anecdotal tales of close kin unions -- licit and illicit; Consanguineous marriage among European royalty and other dynasties
  • The Spanish HabsburgsThe Rothschild banking family; The Lubavicher Hasidim; Commentary; 2 Religious attitudes and rulings on consanguineous marriage; Introduction; Consanguinity and religion; Judaism; Christianity; Legislation on consanguineous marriage within the early Christian Church; Regulation of consanguinity in the Latin Church; The attitudes of Post-Reformation Protestant denominations to consanguineous marriage; The Anglican schism; Islam; Hinduism; Sikhism; Buddhism; Confucian/Taoist tradition; Zoroastrian/Parsi; Commentary; 3 Civil legislation on consanguineous and affinal marriage
  • IntroductionThe law in Great Britain on consanguinity and affinity; Countries with civil legislation restricting consanguineous marriage; United States of America; Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan; The Republic of Korea and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea; The Philippines; Consanguineous marriage and international law; Commentary; 4 Consanguinity: the scientific and medical debates of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; Introduction; Early medical studies on consanguinity in the USA; Dr Samuel Bemiss and the health outcomes of consanguinity
  • Lewis Henry Morgan and the classification of biological relationshipsAlexander Graham Bell, consanguinity and the education of the deaf; George Arner and consanguineous marriage in the USA; Early consanguinity studies in Great Britain and Ireland; Sir William Wilde, cousin marriage and deaf-mutism; Dr Arthur Mitchell and cousin marriage in Scots fishing villages; Charles Darwin, cousin marriage and family concerns; George Darwin and isonymy; Cousin marriage in decline; Eugenics and the consanguinity debate; Consanguinity and the application of biometric analysis
  • Sir Francis Galton, consanguinity and paradoxical factsEugenics and purging of the gene pool; Commentary; 5 Demographic and socioeconomic aspects of consanguineous marriage; Introduction; The global prevalence of consanguineous marriage; Western societies; Japan; South Asia; South India; Pakistan; The Middle East; Societal and regional preferences in types of consanguineous marriage; Demographic, social and economic correlates of consanguinity; Consanguinity, education and socioeconomic status; Consanguinity, age at marriage and reproductive span
Control code
ocn794663479
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139015844
Lccn
2012006052
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794663479

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