The Family Among the Australian Aborigines: A Sociological Study
First published 1913; Description of the different forms of the Australian family organization; Methods of obtaining wives - Kurnai, Gourditch-mara, Youin, Bangerang, Wotjobaluk, Parkengee, Euahlayi, Wiradjuri, Dieri, Arunta, Warramunga, Binbinga, Anula, Mara, Tjinjilli, Gnanji, Kuinmurbura, Wakelbura [and other places throughout Australia]; Husband and wife relationships - diversity of previous statements and contradictions; Sexual aspects of marriage, punishment for infidelity, discussion on the pirrauru relationship of the Dieri, jealousy; Review of statements made on local groups, property rights, camp arrangements, relationship of the family unit to the tribal and territorial organization; Kinship, conception beliefs, collective ideas which define parental kinship; Examples of kinship ideas suggested by folklore (Central and north Central Aust.); Parental control and childhood, infanticide, life of initiates; Economic life, sexual division of labour, sociological features; Brings together and discusses statements by other authors on foregoing subjects.
EXPOSITION OF THE PROBLEM AND METHOD
Exposition of the problem and justification of the task pp 1 sqq
Method of dealing with the evidence pp 17 sqq
16 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
according affection affirm amongst appears Arunta aspect Australian aborigines Australian tribes authority Bangerang belief betrothal boys camp Central tribes ceremonies character collective ideas Compare conception connection consanguinity Curr custom Dargun Dawson defined definition Dieri discussion elopement Encounter Bay especially ethnographic evidence existence exogamy facts father and child fatherhood feelings females girls give given society group marriage Howitt husband Ibid ideas of kinship important individual family individual marriage infanticide jealousy Kurn Kurnai latter Laurence Gomme local group Malinowski married Mathew mode of living mother natives norms parental kinship paternal Pennefather River physiological Pirrauru primitive probably procreation Prof punished Queensland question quoted referring reincarnation relation relationship River Roth rules Salvado says seems sexual sexual intercourse social sociological South Wales speaking Spencer and Gillen statements suckling tion totemic tribal West Australia wife wives woman women words