Rethinking Kinship and Marriage
Psychology Press, 2004 - Social Science - 276 pages
This volume is concerned with two of the fundamental topics of social anthropology, kinship and marriage, approached from a variety of viewpoints by an international group of contributors of diverse experience and background.
The wide range of subjects examined includes: Incest, epistemology, linguistics, prescriptive alliance and methodology.
Fieldwork from the following countries is drawn on: Burma, Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Australia, Africa and South America.
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RODNEY NEEDHAM Introduction
MARTIN SOUTHWOLD Meanings of Kinship
The Ganda terminology
P G RIVIERE
The Purum case
Competence and authority
RODNEY NEEDHAM Remarks on the Analysis of Kinship and Marriage
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