West Indian family structure.

by Michael Garfield Smith

Publisher: University of Washington Press in Seattle

Written in English
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ContributionsAmerican Ethnological Society.
LC ClassificationsHQ587 A2 S57
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
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Open LibraryOL14664991M

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These fundamental characteristics of the Indian family remain valid even now despite the changes in the social scenario. In a country, where Cited by: Caribbean Families - Family Structure The role of family members is different in Caribbean families.

The father's students from the University of the West Indies suggested that Caribbean men In the traditional Indian-Caribbean family, the roles of family members are clearly delineated.

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Smith. A best example of the Indian family ties is the Joint Family which consist of three to four patrilineally related generations. In India, the family structure which has been followed since times past is the Patrilineal family.

It is due to this structure of family that the culture and traditions of India is still rich. Caribbean literature is the term generally accepted for the literature of the various territories of the Caribbean region. Literature in English specifically from the former British West Indies may be referred to as Anglo-Caribbean or, in historical contexts, West Indian literature, although in modern contexts the latter term is rare.

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When discovered by Columbus inthe West Indies were inhabited by Tanala, Arawak, and Carib Indian tribes. In a comparatively short time through.

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A factor that caused a change in the family structure. A brief summary of the Indo - Caribbean. Let’s look at the Indian family hierarchy structure in detail: Eldest Male At the top of the family tree of an Indian family is the grandfather or the oldest living member of the has the maximum power and takes most of the decisions for the entire family.

THE INDIAN FAMILY SYSTEM Chapter Overview Family is one of the main socialising institutions of the society. Since ancient times, the family has been the most important child care institute in India as children are expected to grow under the glory of family where a satisfactory rearing of child is ensured.

Cite this Record. West Indian Family Structure. Michael Garfield Smith. Seattle: University of Washington Press. (tDAR id: ). The family structures of these Tamil working-class families originate basically from the traditional Indian family structure of India.

This traditional Indian family structure was maintained in the "conducive" environment of ethnic isolation, found in the plantations.

Since my purpose is to study changes in the family structure, Tamil working Author: K.S. Susan Oorjitham. Numerous prominent Indian families, such as the Tatas, Birlas, and Sarabhais, retain joint family arrangements even today and they work together to control some of the country`s largest financial empires (“Indian family structure, indian society”, n.d.).

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This was truly applicable to a joint family in India. Living together under the same roof with grandparents, their sons and grandsons, with their wives and children, is indeed a unique experience, 3/5(2). Family Structure. As a patriarchal culture, Indian families are generally run by the father or grandfather with family life and home structure based on decisions made by the male family members.

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Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches. address: West Indian Families and Friends Association(wiffa) Limited Ethnic Minority Centre Vestry Hall London Road Mitcham Surrey CR4 3UD phone: +44 (0)20 e-mail: [email protected] Recent theoretical and methodological innovations in the anthropological analysis of South Asian societies have introduced distinctive modifications in the study of Indian social structure and social change.

This book, reporting on twenty empirical studies of Indian society conducted by outstanding scholars, reflects these trends not only with reference to Indian society itself, but 5/5(1).

This step-by-step guide will take you through the experiences that you ancestors may have had in the West Indies, plus tips on how to learn more about their lives.

Matthew Parker is the author of The Sugar Barons: Family, Corruption, Empire and War, published by Hutchinson.General In this book the family life of the lower-class Creole population of 1 Paramaribo will be discussed.

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