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It is reasonable to suggest that these sources of nonavailability of kin should have distinct effects on substitution strategies since, in the former case, the person’s kin transfer strategies have never had to take account of the presence of that type of kin, whereas in the latter, clearly, this is not the case. The second of the conditioning effects refers to the type of transfer. It may be the case, for example, that R may consider K a substitute for Q with respect to, say, monetary transfers, but not with respect to the proffering of nonmonetary assistance.
1932/1970), Notes on the History of the Tumbuka-Kamanga Peoples in the Northern Province of Nyasaland. Frank Cass and Company: London. CHAPTER 2. KINSHIP NETWORKS AND INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSFERS C. Y. CYRUS CHU Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica RUOH-RONG YU Survey Research Centre, Academia Sinica 1. Introduction Most existing literature on intergenerational transfers in the West focuses on downward transfers from parents to children. Two strands of studies have been developed in the past decade.
It could stem from differential quality in measurement to the extent that people may be less likely— intentionally or not—to give accurate responses to questions about specific transfers even if they remember that a transfer occurred. Otherwise, measurement problems could arise because relational dyads in which there was one transfer in the reference period—say, from a migrant kin—were indistinguishable from relational dyads where there were multiple transfers over an extended period. Alternatively, the difference between changes in the likelihood and value of transfers may reflect an important theoretical distinction between these two transfer currencies.