Illegitimacy and mode of land inheritance among austrian peasants

@article{Khera1981IllegitimacyAM,
  title={Illegitimacy and mode of land inheritance among austrian peasants},
  author={S. Khera},
  journal={Ethnology: An international journal of cultural and social anthropology},
  year={1981},
  volume={20},
  pages={307-324}
}
  • S. Khera
  • Published 1981
  • Sociology
  • Ethnology: An international journal of cultural and social anthropology
This paper deals with how premarital sex and resulting illegitimacy are accommodated in a society in which marriage is largely determined by property conditions, and how far in this context property conditions influence the pattern and frequency of illegitimacy. Goody (1976:13), in his comparative study on the impact of property on marriage and mating, holds the view that, If women are receivers of "male" property, whether by inheritance or else by dowry, then the nature of the marriages they… Expand
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