- Structural endogamy
"Structural endogamy" is a network concept that provides a means of finding the boundaries of
endogamyin a community, using simply the genealogical and marriage linkages. The concept is related to that of structural cohesion. The examples are made with free tool [http://vlado.fmf.uni-lj.si/pub/networks/pajek/ Pajek] . Another name for "structural endogamy" is (marital) relinking, which comes out of French social anthropology, and the study of how communities are formed through couples marrying who are already linked: linked, that is, by chains of kinship and marriage, as in circles of intermarrying families, or marriages between people with one or more ancestors in common (i.e., "blood" relatives, such as cousins). Many of the marriages represented in the Turkish nomads figure are with cousins, for example. But relinking also occurs without blood marriages, as in the example from the Mexican village of Belen.
* [http://eclectic.ss.uci.edu/~drwhite/pw/str-endo.pdf Structural endogamy and the Graphe de Parenté] . "Mathématiques, Informatique, et Sciences Humaines" 137:107-125. 1997.
Douglas R. White
* [http://repositories.cdlib.org/postprints/3/ Class, property and structural endogamy: Visualizing networked histories] . "Theory and Society" 26:161-208. 1997. Lilyan A. Brudner and Douglas R. White. [http://www.springerlink.com/content/1573-7853/ publisher posting]
Network Analysis and Ethnographic Problems: Process Models of a Turkish Nomad Clan." 2004 (paper 2006). Douglas R. White and Ulla Johansen. Lexington Press.
* [http://eclectic.ss.uci.edu/~drwhite/tlaxcala/rtftohtml.htm Status Groups and Structural Endogamy] . 1998. Douglas R. White, Michael Schnegg, and Hugo G. Nutini
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