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Dividends of kinship, meanings and uses of social relatedness, edited by Peter Schweitzer

Label
Dividends of kinship, meanings and uses of social relatedness, edited by Peter Schweitzer
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Dividends of kinship
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Oclc number
229923540
Responsibility statement
edited by Peter Schweitzer
Series statement
European Association of Social Anthropologists
Sub title
meanings and uses of social relatedness
Summary
This collection reaffirms the importance of kinship, and of studying kinship, within the framework of social anthropology with examples from areas such as Austria, Greenland, Portugal, Turkey and the Amazon
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Notes on contributors; Preface; Introduction; Choosing kin: sharing and subsistence in a Greenlandic hunting community; Power and kinship in Shuar and Achuar society; On the importance of being the last one: inheritance and marriage in an Austrian peasant community; Kinship, reciprocity and the world market; Is blood thicker than economic interest in familial enterprises?; 'Philoprogenitiveness' through the cracks: on the resilience and benefits of kinship in Utopian communes; Concluding remarks; Index
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