"Horizontal" and "vertical" skewing: similar objectives, two solutions?

Abstract : This paper compares the rationale of parallel-cross neutralizations and skewing in Australian Aboriginal kinship systems and suggests that these Dravidian-like but nevertheless different systems indicate strategic and adaptative usages of kinship terminologies.
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Laurent Dousset. "Horizontal" and "vertical" skewing: similar objectives, two solutions?. Thomas R. Trautmann and Peter M. Whiteley. Crow-Omaha: New Light on a Classic Problem of Kinship analysis, University of Arizona Press, pp.261-277, 2012, Amerind Studies in Anthropology. ⟨halshs-00743744⟩

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