Dividends of Kinship (European Association of Social by Peter P. Schweitzer

By Peter P. Schweitzer

This assortment reaffirms the significance of kinship, and of learning kinship, in the framework of social anthropology.The individuals research either the advantages and burdens of kinship throughout cultures and discover how 'relatedness' is inextricably associated with different innovations which outline people's identities - equivalent to gender, energy and background. With examples from a variety of parts together with Austria, Greenland, Portugal, Turkey and the Amazon, it covers subject matters such as:* how humans pick out and turn on relations* management, non secular strength and kinship* inheritance, marriage and social inequality* familial sentiment and financial curiosity* the position of kinship in Utopian communesDividends of Kinshipprovides a well timed and important reappraisal of where of familial family members within the modern global. will probably be of curiosity to undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers in anthropology, and around the social sciences.

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