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7114 -- DIALLO, YOUSSOUF

Scherzbeziehungen in Westafrika. Ursprung, Funktion und Entwicklung einer sozialen Institution
Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 131.2006:171-181
Keywords: alliance, friendship, joking relationships, belief systems

##The following contributions deal with joking relationships in West Africa. More specifically, they explore joking relationships as a field of interaction of various social groups in Burkina Faso, Mali and Ivory Coast. The general introductory note with an English summary provides an overview of different perspectives on the subject and addresses the issues of emergence, meaning, and function of joking relationships.##

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