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Subject Akha,Society,Economic,Women,Northern
Author La-ead Choptham
Title The Report on Social and Economic Roles of Akha Women
Document Type Research Paper Original Language of Text Thai
Ethnic Identity Akha, Language and Linguistic Affiliations Sino-Tibetan
Location of
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Sirindhorn Anthropology Center Library Total Pages 76 Year 1980
Source Tribal Research Center,Chiang Mai,Department of Public Welfare,Ministry of Interior
Abstract

Akha society is a matriarcal society because women are mothers of descendants, In Akha society, sexual relationships very relaxed; it depends on the willing. The social and economic roles of Akha women differ in each range of age. There are 5 different social statuses: the status of Akha girls, the status of Akha young women, the status of widows, the status of daughters in law and the status of head of the households’ wives. The reasons for these different social and economic roles in each status are factors of culture, traditions, beliefs, maturity and different individual social status.

Text Analyst Suwit Lertwimolsak Date of Report May 24, 2005
TAG Akha, Society, Economic, Women, Northern, Translator -
 
 

 

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