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... living at subsistence level . But the extended family predominates in
agricultural economies which also go in for rearing animals . 3 Nuclear families
are usually linked by only one member who is common to both , the person who
moves from ...
They never use the name of a dead person , and the relatives must not eat pork
or turtle . The parents of the child being born have , like the person who has died ,
an abnormal ritual status , and therefore run the risk of misfortunes . Although ...
Virtually every old person therefore becomes a grandparent . In Japan entry into
the last and oldest age - group , at sixty - one , is celebrated with a party . From
this time on a grandmother must be treated with great consideration ; everything ...
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