Dividends of Kinship: Meanings and Uses of Social Relatedness - European Association of Social Anthropologists by Peter P. Schweitzer
This group emphasizes the importance of kinship and the study of kinship within the framework of social anthropology. Contributors examine both the benefits and burdens of kinship across cultures and…
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This group emphasizes the importance of kinship and the study of kinship within the framework of socialanthropology. Contributors examine both the benefits and burdens of kinship across cultures and explore how the "link" is closely related to other concepts that define people's identities - such as gender, power, and history.
With examples from a wide range of areas including Austria, Greenland, Portugal, Turkey and Amazon, it covers topics such as: * How people choose and drive leadership * Spiritual strength and kinship * Inheritance, marriage and social inequality * Family feeling and economic interest * The role of kinship in utopian societies Distributions of Kinshipprovides re-evaluate the timely and critical place of family relations in the contemporary world. It will be in the interest of undergraduate students, post-graduate and academicians in anthropology, and across social sciences..
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