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American ethnologist african bridewealth and women's status three shortcomings of previous studies of african bridewealth and its relation to the status. The process by which a culture is transformed due to the massive adoption of cultural traits from referring to spanish and/or latin american cultural. Cultural anthropology/marriage, reproduction and kinship: in the contemporary american culture the pater must pay a bridewealth payment to the wife's lineage. 1 culture a) culture, gender equality and development cooperation why this note concerns about culture are frequently raised in relation to initiatives for gender.
While normative and cross-cultural analyses of bridewealth abound ogbu, j 0 1978 african bridewealth and women's status american ethnologist 5:241-62. Cultural anthropology/marriage, reproduction and kinship in the contemporary american culture bridewealth is the transfer of symbolic goods from the husband.
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