By reconsidering the relationship between features in systemic functional networks in relation to Gleason's concept of agnation
, Davidse (1998) reveals an important difference between the inherent organization of interpersonal and experiential networks: interpersonal systems are based on agnation
, whereas experiential systems are based on enation.
Furthermore, some jurists defined membership within a particular lineal descent group exclusively in terms of agnation
. Other cases, however, indicate that pre-modern Muslim society was not as rigidly patriarchal as is commonly assumed.
When Confucianism was adopted from China in 1392 by the founder of the Yi Dynasty, it introduced into Korean society the principle of agnation
, which made men alone the structurally relevant members of society and relegated women to social dependence.
First, she recognized the importance of the non-descent dimensions of highland social organization, the implication being that there were principles or values other than agnation
that accounted in part for actual behavior.
ahiri, and Ibadi law because of their distinct features, particularly the rejection of the principles, generally accepted in non-Shi I law, of awl "proportional reduction," whereby inheritance shares are reduced proportionally if the sum of the fixed shares allotted exceeds the total inheritance, and ta sib "agnation
," whereby residual funds are distributed among the agnate relatives (asabah) of the deceased.