On Brothers and Sisters: South Asian and Japanese Idea Systems and their Consequences

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Lyon, Stephen M.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: siblings, Japan, South Asia, kinship

The role expectations of cross siblings varies across culture. Such expectations, while not rigidly prescribing actual behaviors nevertheless influences relations between brothers and sisters in observable ways. In South Asia, a cultural rhetoric of sororal sacrifice an... View more
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