2017-07-27T17:29:26+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Avunculate, Ethnocide, Matrilineality, Patriarchy, Polygyny, Levirate marriage, Polyandry, Ethnocentrism, Instrumentalism, Urheimat, Ethnobotany, Rutul people, Cross-cultural communication, Intercultural competence flashcards


  • Avunculate
    The avunculate, sometimes called avunculism or avuncularism, is a feature of some societies whereby men have a special role in relation to their sisters' children.
  • Ethnocide
    Ethnocide refers to extermination of national culture as a genocide component.
  • Matrilineality
    Matrilineality is the tracing of descent through the female line.
  • Patriarchy
    Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property.
  • Polygyny
    Polygyny (/pəˈlɪdʒɪniː/; from Neoclassical Greek πολυγυνία from πολύ- poly- "many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women.
  • Levirate marriage
    Levirate marriage is a type of marriage in which the brother of a deceased man is obliged to marry his brother's widow, and the widow is obliged to marry her deceased husband's brother.
  • Polyandry
    Polyandry (/ˈpɒliˌændri, ˌpɒliˈæn-/; from Greek: πολυ- poly-, "many" and ἀνήρ anēr, "man") involves marriage that includes more than two partners and can fall under the broader category of polyamory.
  • Ethnocentrism
    Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's own culture.
  • Instrumentalism
    Instrumentalism is one of a multitude of modern schools of thought created by scientists and philosophers throughout the 20th century.
  • Urheimat
    Urheimat (/ˈʊərhaɪmɑːt/; German pronunciation: [ˈʔuːɐ̯ˌhaɪmaːt]; a German compound of Ur- "primitive, original" and Heimat "home, homeland") is a linguistic term that denotes the hypothesized homeland of the speakers of a proto-language.
  • Ethnobotany
    Ethnobotany (from ethnology, study of culture, and botany, study of plants) is the scientific study of the relationships that exist between people and plants.
  • Rutul people
    Rutuls, Rutulians (Rutul: Мыхьядыбыр, Mıẋyadıbır, Russian: рутульцы, rutuljcy) are an ethnic group in Dagestan, a republic in the south of Russia, and some parts of Azerbaijan.
  • Cross-cultural communication
    Cross-cultural communication is a field of study that looks at how people from differing cultural backgrounds communicate, in similar and different ways among themselves, and how they endeavour to communicate across cultures.
  • Intercultural competence
    Intercultural competence is the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with people of other cultures: * Appropriately.