Title

Kikuyu Kinship Interaction: A Rural-Urban Comparison

Date of Award

1971

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Anthropology

Advisor(s)

William Mangin

Keywords

Cultural anthropology, Kenya, roles

Subject Categories

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Abstract

1. The study of urban kinship : the research design -- 2. Urban kinship : a general overview of concepts and issues -- 3. The traditional Kikuyu kinship system in historical perspective -- 4. The urban and rural samples : a brief overview -- 5. Role breadth (1) : kin-economic role overlap -- 6. Role breadth (2) : kin-recreational overlap -- 7. Role latency -- 8. The non-behavioral dimension ....--From table of contents.

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