In the joint family, it is no longer the older generation as such that is dominant, but the oldest individual.
I should not choose that she should have any duties unconnected with our joint family and home.
The joint family of India is indeed a type of a paternal system.
It follows from this that in a Mitacshara joint family there is no inheritance.
It is but rarely that related families live together more or less permanently, forming the beginning of the joint family.
The joint family is a co-operative corporation, in which men and women have a well-defined place.
The joint family, which is characteristic of the heroic era, takes the place of the clan.
The enlarged monogamous family, the so-called ancient or joint family, makes its appearance.
It is the form in which the patriarchal system has The joint family.
The large house and joint family offered temptation to this custom, and has generally been believed to be to blame for it.