age sets

age sets

age-related corporate social groupings, more usually of men, which form an important basis of social organization, especially within SEGMENTARY SOCIETIES. Such age sets create a pattern of social relationships, crosscutting KINSHIP or DESCENT, performing ceremonial sociopolitical and economic functions which may include the ownership of property
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The winners in both age sets will represent the Eastern Africa region at the Africa Junior Championships.
Children look up to their parents, so having them involved in educational programs from an early age sets a good example for their children and supports their learning and development.
Bradley Thompson was also good value as Minimus, the pig who plants the seeds of conquest in Napoleon's mind, while Lee Burnitt put an interesting take on Boxer, the horse whose fate is sealed when old age sets in.
This owes to Gadaa system that organises Borana men into groups or age sets (about 7-11 men) that assume different responsibilities in the society.
Having starred in Woody Allen's To Rome With Love and Blue Jasmine, today he's releasing Seduced And Abandoned, which pillories the film business for building up careers only to shelve them once middle age sets in.
High risk at a young age can yield high returns, but it may be more prudent to shift to safer options as old age sets in.
He explained that Maasai society is founded on a series of age "sets" that people move through as they get older, each with its own leaders who are guided by leaders of age sets above their own--in effect, grandfather figures who act as mentors and coaches, observing and advising the younger men.
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As the show does move on, it becomes more obvious that Thatcher is becoming more vulnerable and as age sets in, the show begins to express a more sensitive, serious side, offering some sympathy for her situation.
Schwartz was diligent in pointing out the near-term obstacles that the industry has to confront before this golden age sets in.
The research, commissioned by Yours magazine, found many pensioners are living in a golden age of freedom, health and wealth compared with their own grandparents and while they're living longer, to around 88, they don't believe old age sets in until 80.
And the makers of the show reveal how the space age sets and props were actually achieved using discarded materials from other productions.

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