2.5 Kinship: Consanguinity and Affinity; Principles and types of descent (Unilineal, Double, Bilateral, Ambilineal); Forms of descent groups (lineage, clan, phratry, moiety and kindred); Kinship terminology (descriptive and classificatory); Descent, Filiation and Complimentary Filiation; Descent and Alliance.
*Explain the salient features of Descent and Alliance theories.
Discuss their relevance to the analysis and understanding of social structure (L.Q – 2001)
* Discuss the distinguishing features of unilineal, bilineal and bilateral kin groups with
Suitable examples in support of your answer. (L.Q -1997)