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Report on influence of marriages of consanguinity upon offspring.
Samuel Merrifield Bemiss
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Cousin marriage is allowed and often encouraged throughout the Middle East. The bint 'amm marriage, or marriage with one's father's brother's daughter (bint al-'amm) is especially common, especially in tribal and traditional communities. Anthropologists have debated the significance of the practice; some view it as the defining feature of the Middle Eastern kinship system while others note. Article. 8. The marriage shall be solemnized publicly in the chambers of the judge or in open court, in the church, chapel or temple, or in the office the consul-general, consul or vice-consul, as the case may be, and not elsewhere, except in cases of marriages contracted on the point of death or in remote places in accordance with Article 29 of this Code, or where both of the parties request.
Although marriages in North America, most of Europe and Australia are not typically consanguineous (of consanguinity. The incest taboo is a human institution; we universally prohibit having sex with siblings, parents, or grandparents, but vary culturally regarding cousins, uncles, and others on our family tree. We disagree on how far prohibition should go, and why. Indeed, natural selection primed us for cousin marriage as it offers some evolutionary advantage. In this article, which appeared in Skeptic.
Poverty also tends to lower the marriage rate and hence undercut family integrity, thus contributing to the number of violence-prone men (Wilson, ). Implications for Intervention. The extent to which evolutionary and experiential factors influence aggressive behavior is of great concern to both developmental and forensic psychologists. In the United States consanguineous marriage (marriage between close relatives, often cousins) is frowned upon and in many states banned but it is common elsewhere in the world. Approximately % of all marriages are consanguineous in the United States but in India % marriages are consanguineous, in Saudi Arabia the figure is % and in Niger, [ ].
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Title(s): Report on influence of marriages of consanguinity upon offspring/ by S.M. Bemiss. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Philadelphia: Collins, printer, Consanguinity was evaluated based upon the coefficient of inbreeding (F) which is the probability of homozygosity by descent and was determined in the offspring.
Types of marriages were classified by the coefficient of inbreeding (F) for offspring (or degree of relationship between parents; R = 2 F): first cousins (F = 1/16), first cousin once Cited by: 6.
Book April Consanguineous unions refer to marriages between related individuals who share a common ancestor. Geneva International Consanguinity Workshop Report. Genet Med. ; S.M. “Report on influence of marriages.
of consanguinity upon offspring”, Bhasin, M.K. and S. Nag (). “Incidence of consanguinity and its effects on fertility”, in Venna.
Cambridge Core - Genetics - Consanguinity in Context - by Alan H. Bittles. Attitudes to consanguinity remain very different in other parts of the world, in particular north and sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Turkey and central Asia, and south Asia, where between 20% and over 50% of current marriages are contracted between biological.
Despite the known adverse genetic impact of consanguinity, fertility of consanguine couples has been reported to be increased compared with non-consanguine couples, most probably due to younger age at marriage, more stable relationships and higher fecundity as compensation for increased child mortality (Postma et al., ).
Background to the report Although marriages between close biological kin are preferential in many parts of the world, there still is a remarkable lack of knowledge of this central feature of human kinship structure, in particular how consanguinity might influence reproductive behavior, and consanguinity-associated morbidity and mortality.
Furthermore, depending on the translation consulted, the Pope advised either that ‘unions between consanguineous spouses do not result in children’ 5 or ‘the offspring of such marriages cannot thrive’.
6 The Papal decision to cite the rather vague but apparently all-embracing ban on consanguineous unions in Leviticus is noteworthy, since in Leviticus–18 quite explicit.
Consanguineous marriages: their effect upon offspring 1; Consanguinity in marriage 1; Intermarriage of kindred: consanguineous marriages not forbidden by moral or physiological law, evils of connubial alliances between persons of diverse race: annual address delivered before the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of New York, Janu 1.
The study of consanguinity is a subject of interest for both social scientists and human biologists. Understanding the pattern of consanguinity is not only helpful in getting an insight into the socio-biological structure of populations, but is also pertinent to the health and disease variables of the populations  Lately, the applications of autozygosity mapping in the identification of.
We investigate the effects of consanguinity and population substructure on genetic health using the UK Asian population as an example. We review and expand upon previous treatments dealing with.
Consanguinity studies Consanguineous marriages are favourably looked upon in most Muslim countries, and consanguinity rates are high in Eastem Mediterranean countries. Table 1 shows the consanguinity rates and the rates of first-cousin marriages found in various countries in the region.
The consanguinity rates range from % to 55%. (Some specifics: At the time of the marriage, those who got married and stayed married reported life satisfaction that was a half of one point, on a 7-point scale, higher than the matched single. the scrofulous must be the offspring of marriages of kindred.
About one per cent of the children of my own correspondence cases were reported as scrofulous. And while the United States Census reports but per cent of the blind as the offspring of consanguineous marriages, the percentage of the blind from scrofula is  The. Consanguinity in Arab Populations.
Socio-cultural factors, such as maintenance of family structure and property, ease of marital arrangements, better relations with in-laws, and financial advantages relating to dowry seem to play a crucial role in the preference of consanguinity in Arab populations .Consanguineous marriages are generally thought to be more stable than marriages.
Consanguineous marriages have been practiced since the early existence of modern humans. Until now consanguinity is widely practiced in several global communities with variable rates depending on religion, culture, and geography.
Arab populations have a long tradition of consanguinity due to socio-cultural factors. Many Arab countries display some of the highest rates of. ADVERTISEMENTS: No Muslim marriage can be solemnized without consent.
The consent of the bride is mandatory for the Muslim marriage. Secondly, in the contract, provision is laid down for the breach in marriage, witness, etc. Thirdly, the terms of marriage contract are also concerned with the legal framework. The Indian Muslims constitute a unique group [ ].
Forbidden Relatives challenges the belief--widely held in the United States--that legislation against marriage between first cousins is based on a biological risk to offspring. In fact, its author maintains, the U.S. prohibition against such unions originated largely because of the belief that it would promote more rapid assimilation of s: 8.
Basu, S. K. (). Effects of consanguinity among Muslim groups of India, In Medical Genetics in India (eds. Verma, I. C.) (Aurolma Enterprises, Pondicherry). Bemiss, S. M. (). Report on influence of marriages of consanguinity upon offspring.
Transactions of the American Medical Association Despite the Church clearly advocating that matrimony was based on consent, marriages that were not conducted by a priest were frowned upon, and referred to as clandestine, rather than “regular”.
By the late fifteenth century, anyone who wanted an indisputable marriage was likely to conform to the norm and be married by a priest.Consanguineous marriages, in practice usually defined as unions between second cousins or partners more closely related, are common in North Africa, the Middle East and certain parts of Asia, with prevalence rates of more than 20% .With the migration of groups from regions where consanguinity is a common practice, the prevalence of consanguineous marriages increased in Western countries.