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role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization.

Allan Hoben

role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization.

by Allan Hoben

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Published in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amhara (African people),
  • Ethnology -- Ethiopia -- Gojjam.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination234 l.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22168718M

    Do men and women experience participation in social movements differently? Are gender roles reproduced or undermined during a struggle for liberation? In this brief text examining gender roles in social movements, M. Bahati Kuumba shows how liberation struggles are viewed through women's eyes and how gender affects women's mobilization, strategies, and outcomes in social movement organizations.5/5(1).   Social organization of the Akamba during the pre-colonial period. Describe the social organization of the Akamba people during the pre-colonial period. Answers. 1. The Kamba people worshiped one supreme God (Ngai) who was believed to live up in the sky. The head of each family offered prayers daily at dawn and dusk.

    Descent groups, as well as many other kinship structures, function as primary groups, i.e., institutions which normally recruit personnel by the criterion of inherited status. In this capacity, the group's unity and character reflect bonds formed upon common origin and identity and and are concerned with the general welfare of the membership.   Social Structure of Native American Tribes. In , Christopher Columbus made his famed voyage to the “New World, but the Western Hemisphere already had a population of around 75 million people. Clans linked varied groups within a tribe. Instead of living with just their own clan, Native Americans dwelled together in a village with a few.

    the core of Oromo cultural, political, and sociological history, all these scholars would not have spent studying the Gada phenomena! i.e. the likes of great scholars:P.T.W. Baxter: Social Organization of the Galla of Northern Kenya, Enrico Cerulli: The Folk Literature of the Gall of Southern Ethiopia-Gada- .   "In terms of descent, the group that became politically dominant in Shewa – and Subsequently in Ethiopia – was a mixture of Amhara and Oromo; in terms of language, religion and cultural practices, it was Amhara." Nonetheless, in many cases Oromo became part of the Ethiopian nobility without losing their identity.


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Role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization by Allan Hoben Download PDF EPUB FB2

Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Hoben, Allan.

Title: The role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization Published By: Original publisher Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms, Inc. in the most general terms, the Amhara ambilineal descent group geneological Allan Hoben, The Role of Ambilineal Descent Groups in Gojam Amhara Social Organization.

Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley,There was little organization, and when fighting did break out in some areas it was spontaneous. Tax. - Magic as a 'quasi-profession': the organization of magic and magical healing among Amhara - Allan Young - -- - Varieties of Amhara graphic art - by Allan Young - -- - Social stratification in traditional Amhara society - by Allan Hoben - -- - Highland plateau Amhara of Ethiopia - Simon D.

Messing ; edited by M. Lionel Bender. Dreams in Amharic prose fiction / Taye Assefa --The Shoan plateau and its people / D.R. Buxton --Family and property amongst the Amhara nobility / Donald Crummey --Land tenure among the Amhara of Ethiopia ; Social stratification in traditional Amhara society ; The role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization / Allan.

Amharas (Amharic: አማራ, Āmara; Ge'ez: አምሐራ, ʾÄməḥära) are an Ethiosemitic-speaking ethnic group traditionally inhabiting parts of the northwest Highlands of Ethiopia, particularly in the Amhara ing to the national census, Amharas numbe, individuals, comprising % of Ethiopia's population and they are mostly Orthodox Christians members of Australia: 4, The paper traces the role of ideological, historical, institutional and cultural influences and continuities in the Ethiopian case.

The role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara. The Role of Ambilineal Descent Groups in Gojam Amhara Social Organization'. Ph.D. dissertation. The book is in two parts. The first examines the impact of state structures and state-sponsored.

8 See A. Hoben, Land Tenure and Social Mobility among the Damot Amhara, in PROCEEDINGS, ThnD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ETHIOPIAN STUDIES (); A. HOBEN, THE ROLE OF AMBILINEAL DESCENT GROUPS IN GOJJAM AmHARA SOCIAL ORGANIZATION () [hereinafter cited as HOBEN].

4 See, e.g., Lawrence & Mann, F.A ‘Decentralised There, Centralised Here’: Local Governance and Paradoxes of Household Autonomy and Control in North-East Ethiopia, – - Volume 74 Issue 4 - Teferi Abate Adem.

The role of dominance in the formation of hierarchy is an ancestral feature of social organization humans share with nonhuman primates as well as social animals generally. As a strategy for achieving influence, dominance is likely a cross-cultural universal, yet there are stark sex differences and cultural variation in the universal expression.

Descent Groups. Different descent principles and marriage rules result in the formation of different types of families and larger kin based groups. Regardless of the descent and marriage pattern used by a society, however, most people at some time in their lives are members of more than one family group.

Established inthe AAPO was created to "defend the rights of the Amhara people" (Political Parties of the World). ­The­volume­is­designed­ to­enhance­our­understanding­of­effective­response­strategies­to­conflict­in­multiple­social­. [9] Indeed, the Amhara ethnic group lost more than 2.

of ambilineal descent systems, of which Amhara land tenure, known as rist, is an example. Systems of this kind have previously been shown to be redistributive elsewhere in the world.2 Hoben considers the ambilineal system of descent as the focal point of Amhara social and political organization (p.

28). It. Hiatt (, 66) have implicitly introduced a different representation of social organization by defining groups, not in terms of "binding elements" but with reference to specific activities By shifting the focus onto activities, these anthropologists ha\e succeeded in dissociating descent group from local descent group Regarding this.

Unilateral descent (the tracing of and ambilineal, which follows either the father’s only or the mother’s side only, depending on the situation. In partrilineal societies, such as those in rural China and India, only males carry on the family surname.

Developmental or “stage” theories used to play a prominent role. The role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojjam Amhara social organization. Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley. MEISLEH, STANLEY Ethiopia land reform hits peasants hardest.

Los Angeles Times, August 29 (part 1a):l. Cattle nrid Kinship arnong thr Gogo: A. The role of ambilineal descent groups in Gojam social organization. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, Google Scholar. Ethiopia is a composite of more than 77 ethnic groups.

The Oromo (Galla) group represents approximately 40% of the population and is concentrated primarily in the southern half of the nation. The Amhara and Tigrean groups constitute approximately 32% of the population and have traditionally been dominant politically.

This thesis examines the role of civil society in promoting good governance and development in Zimbabwe. This is done through a case study of the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA).

Specifically, the thesis looks at the role of constitutionalism as a tool in promoting good governance and development by situating the Zimbabwean struggle for.

Social Organization. The most significant unit beyond the household is the h'agareseb (lit., "farm people"), which is the parish or local community.

It is at the parish meeting, held on Sunday mornings after church services, that all important community decisions are made, whether they be religious or civil, whether to add a new saint to the. The major goal of this study was to assess the role of indigenous institutions in handling/ settling conflicts in the Sidama Society.

Sidama Communities are found in Sidama Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS). The research was conducted in Dalle woreda, Sidama Zone and it was purposively selected.In terms of the descent principle, there is no great difference between a clan and a “tribe” in the Somali social structure.

The clan signifies a kinship unit, a political unit, a unit of war and blood feud relation and a unit of marriage. As a result, it plays a major role in the wide range of social and political function.organizations, interest groups, and other social organizations can play an important role in strengthening and deepening democracy.

They can serve as a mechanism for political participation and mobilization, disseminating democratic principles and norms. Civil society organizations can help consolidate democracy in a number of ways.