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Kinship and Family free pdf The most comprehensive reader on kinship available, "Kinship and Family: An Anthropological Reader" is a representative collection tracing the history of the anthropological study of kinship from the early 1900s to the present day. This book: brings together for the first time both classic works from Evans-Pritchard, Levi-Strauss, Leach, and Schneider, as well as articles on such electrifying contemporary debates as surrogate motherhood, and gay and lesbian kinship- draws on the editors' complementary areas of expertise to offer readers a single-volume survey of the most important and critical work on kinship- and, includes extensive discussion and analysis of the selections that contextualizes them within theoretical debates.

About Robert Parkin

Robert Parkin is a Lecturer at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. His books include Kinship: An Introduction to Basic Concepts (Blackwell, 1997), Perilous Transactions and other Papers in Indian and General Anthropology (2001), and Louis Dumont and Hierarchical Opposition (2002). Linda Stone is Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University. Her publications include Illness Beliefs and Feeding the Dead in Hindu Nepal (1989) and Kinship and Gender: An Introduction (2nd edition, 2000). She is also editor of New Directions in Anthropological Kinship (2001) and co-author of Gender and Culture in America (2nd edition, 2001).

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Author : Robert Parkin
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 17 November 2003
ISBN : 0631229981
EAN : 9780631229988
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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