Dividends of Kinship: Meanings and Uses 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 participants learn either the advantages and burdens of kinship throughout cultures and discover how 'relatedness' is inextricably associated with different suggestions which outline people's identities - resembling gender, strength and heritage. With examples from a variety of components together with Austria, Greenland, Portugal, Turkey and the Amazon, it covers topics such as:
* how humans select and turn on kin
* management, religious energy and kinship
* inheritance, marriage and social inequality
* familial sentiment and fiscal interest
* the function of kinship in Utopian communes
Dividends of Kinship
provides a well timed and demanding reappraisal of where of familial family members within the modern global. it is going to be of curiosity to undergraduates, postgraduates and teachers in anthropology, and around the social sciences.

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