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A line of descent traced through the paternal side of a family.
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Career success, for example, became truly meaningful only when one could "return to the hometown attired in brocades" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and thereby bring glory to one's ancestors and lineage group [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Siring male heirs, likewise, was the foremost filial duty a son owed to parents and the patriline.
Although the full meaning of this is puzzling, the derivation of a totemic name from one's father is clearly correlative with the desired cycling of a matritotem through alternate generations in the patriline.
The iconic "faithful widow" of the late Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties, who underwent countless ordeals serving her mother-in-law and was told to commit suicide if pressured to remarry, is explained as a cultural response to increasing social fluidity that made protection of the patriline a paramount defense against downward mobility.
Second, it finds that the attempt by Stephens to identify the Tara-Waragal with a possible Woiwurrung patriline identified in a series of sketches by William Thomas found in the RB Smyth Papers was also a failure.
From this more fluid bilineal framework, children from extraresidential unions move into their mother's bloods, "draining" the patriline of its outside progeny.
Weak patriline effects are present in the cuticular hydrocarbon profiles of isolated Formica exsecta ants but they disappear in the colony environment.
Also, the threat of losing one's children to one's ex-husband or in-laws in the case of divorce or a husband's death is very real, as the gender honor code imposes a patrilineal family structure where children stay with their father or paternal relatives, rather than potentially joining another man's patriline in case of the mother's remarriage (Sanli, 2011).
Further, research suggests that maintaining "face" involves fulfilling certain gender role expectations such as marrying and bearing children to extend the patriline (Lee, 1986; Moua, 2003).
Using this method of enquiry, I collected a case that gives an example of how the wealthier patriline members are transforming into small marginal farmers generation after generation within the marginal environment.
First, citizenship is restricted to the patriline, meaning that children are born to the father's nationality, and Jordanian women are not entitled to pass on their citizenship.
Karnataka devadasis generally dwell with their natal family, within whose patriline their children fall.
Indeed, Ho traces this Indian Ocean diaspora through the regular records inscribed and circulated by the hyperliterate "Alawi Way", an "institutional complex" that unites two Islamic themes rooted in Tarim: the Prophetic patriline, and the Sufi tariqa (pathway) instituted by descendants of "the Migrant" in the thirteenth century (p.