The matrilineal mosuo of southwestern china live in communal households where brothers and sisters of three generations live together (duolocal residence), and men visit their wives, who reside elsewhere, only at night in 'visiting' marriages here we show that these communally breeding sisters. It is interesting that the most distinct characteristic of the moso is their unique matrilineal system, compared to other ethnic groups, dominated by patrilineality, in china when men dominance and women subordination exist in chinese patrilineal system, it is supposed that there would be an inversed gender inequality in matrilineal moso. Here is a remarkable account of a highly unusual kinship system of a tibeto-burmese buddhist people: among the na, a tribal people hidden away in the yongning hills of yunnan province in southern china and the subject of the french-trained chinese anthropologist cai hua's provocative new monograph, there is no marriage, in fact or word.
2013, the significance of matrilineal elements in the yi's social history in journal of ethnology, vol 4 no 1, january 2013 2012, a study of moso matrilineal system. This paper analyzes the present situation of the settlement and the influence of tourism development and construction it discusses the attitude toward the conservation and development of the settlement as well as the way to maintain the production, life, and culture of the mosian and the way to. Highlights we conduct two risk experiments with the matrilineal mosuo and the patriarchal yi women are more risk averse than men at both tasks within both the mosuo and the yi the gender gap on risk attitude is smaller in the mosuo socio-economic factors such as family size also significantly affect risk attitudes. Moso matrilineal society children bearing conclusion power and rights women and men can exercise power and influence equal economic division of labour.
Matrilineal culture through the adoption by the moso, via government initiative, of a monetary market system driven by capital and commerce, of reforms in medical, education and taxation systems, and the promotion of the moso by the government as a tourist. In this long-awaited ethnography, chuan-kang shih details the traditional social and cultural conditions of the moso, a matrilineal group living on the border of yunnan and sichuan provinces in southwest china. Chuan-kang & jenike, a cultural-historical perspective on the depressed fertility among the matrilineal moso in southwest china, 30 human ecology 21, 38 (2002) waite, linda, and maggie gallagher the case for marriage: why married people are happier, healthier, and better off financially. Although the mosuo are best known for their matrilineal kinship system [13, 25 - 30], they in fact consist of two distinct subpopulations differing in geography , kinship and subsistence [ 31.
In this long-awaited ethnography, chuan-kang shih details the traditional social and cultural conditions of the moso, a matrilineal group living on the border of yunnan and sichuan provinces in southwest china among the moso, a majority of the adult population practice a visiting system called. Matrilineal moso villages since 1981, wong how man has made many visits to luguhu, home of the moso people beginning in 1993, cers conducted organized research on two select villages around the lake.
Matrilineal is a descent system based on unilineal descent that gives the mother's family certain terms of kinship than the father's family matriarchal is when women have control of a community matrilocal and matrilineal societies do not mean that the women hold more power than the men. Matrilineal society is a outdated social system, the culture of sexist (repsecting female more than male) is actually lowering the status of male in the society however male also plays an important role in a family, showing that female in the moso society is having higher status than male but at the same time men are being repected. The moso are a matrilineal society, but not a primitive one in his introduction, he argues primarily against the chinese anthropologists who researched the moso in the 1950s and again in the early 1980s.
In fact, moso society is matrilineal and matrilocal, and is noted for treating marriage as a marginal practice alongside a free sexual union system called tisese (literally walking back and forth), also called visiting system. In this long-awaited ethnography, chuan-kang shih details the traditional social and cultural conditions of the moso, a matrilineal group living on the border of yunnan and sichuan provinces in. Abstract family systems exert substantial influence on the demographic processes of populations the moso in southwest china feature an institutionalized visiting sexual system, which differs from marriage, and a grand household system without conjugal units. The mosuo kinship system and the matrilineal blood kinship structures, the clan and the yidu, which the kinship system was developed from, is the kinship structure that is more ancient than tulannian kinship system and iroquian bilateral kinship system.
In social anthropology, matrilocal residence or matrilocality (also uxorilocal residence or uxorilocality) is the societal system in which a married couple resides with or near the wife's parents. P1: gvm/gdx human ecology [huec] pp417-huec-370421 february 27, 2002 14:26 style file version nov 19th, 1999 depressed fertility among the matrilineal moso in southwest china 25 for the moso, as with many other populations, fertility is, in part, a means to meet culturally conditioned social goals. Among the moso, the majority of adults have practiced a visiting system called tisese (pronounced as tea-say-say), which differs from marriage in that it is noncontractual, nonobligatory, and nonexclusive (shih 1993.