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Dividends of kinship meanings and uses of social relatedness

Peter P Schweitzer


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  • Title:
    Dividends of kinship meanings and uses of social relatedness
  • Author: Peter P Schweitzer
  • Description: 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
    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.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (236 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-203-45980-6;ISBN 1-280-07511-2;ISBN 0-203-44975-4;ISBN 1-134-73973-7
  • Subjects: Kinship -- Cross-cultural studies; Families -- Cross-cultural studies; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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