The Character of kinship. Edited by Jack Goody.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge [Eng.] University Press [1973]
Description
xii, 251 p. illus. 24 cm.

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Published on the occasion of the retirement of Meyer Fortes.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 236-248.
Contents
Barth, F. Descent and marriage reconsidered.--Strathern, A. Kinship, descent and locality: some New Guinea examples.--La Fontaine, J. Descent in New Guinea: an Africanist view.--Leach, E. Complementary filiation and bilateral kinship.--Barnes, J. A. Genetrix: genitor:: nature: culture?--Bloch, M. The long term and the short term: the economic and political significance of the morality of kinship.--Pitt-Rivers, J. The kith and the kin.--Freeman, D. Kinship, attachment behaviour and the primary bond.--Smith, R. T. The matrifocal family.--Harris, G. Furies, witches and mothers.--Abrahams, R. G. Some aspects of levirate.--Goody, J. Polygyny, economy and the role of women.--Tambiah, S. J. From varna to caste through mixed unions.--Barnes, J. A. Bibliography of the writings of Meyer Fortes (p. 231-235)
ISBN
0521202906
LCCN
74155417 //r912
OCLC
822388
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