Kinship and Gender An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0813348617

ISBN-13: 9780813348612

Edition: 5th 2014

Authors: Linda Stone

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List price: $49.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 7/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188

Illustrations
Preface
Gender, Reproduction, and Kinship
Enacting and Embodying Gender
Gender and Reproduction
What Is Kinship?
The Kinship Code
Key Concepts
Kinship Theory
Kinship and Gender
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
The Evolution of Kinship and Gender
Kin Recognition
Deaths in the Families of Chimps
Kin Selection
Primate Kinship
Reproduction, Aggression, and Dominance
The Human Transition
The incest Taboo
Nature, Culture, and Human Kinship
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
The Power of Patrilines
Lineage and Clan
Patrilocality
Lineal Masculinity
The Nuer
Nepalese Brahmans
Patrilineal Contrasts
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
Through the Mother
The Matrilineal Puzzle
The Navajo
The Nayar and the Mosuo
The Matrifocal Family
Matrilineal Contrasts
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
Double, Bilateral, and Cognatic Descent
Double Descent
The Beng
Bilateral Societies
Cognatic Descent
The Kwaio
The Hull
Descent, Residence, and Female Pollution
Double and Cognatic Concerns
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
Marriage
Monogamy, Polygyny, and Polyandry
Nyinba Polyandry
Marriage and Alliance
Exogamy and Cross-Cousin Marriage
Exogamy and Exchange: Manipulating Women?
Endogamy
Marriage and Fertility
Discussion Questions
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
A History of Euro-American Kinship and Gender
Dowry and the Double Standard
From the Middle Ages to Modern Times
The Rise of the Christian Church
The North American Experience
Breadwinning Women
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Website
Notes
References
Kinship, Gender, and Contemporary Social Issues
Alternative Families, Alternative Sexualities
New and Novel Families in the United States
Polygyny in the United States
Violence Against Women
Honor Killings
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
References
Kinship, Gender, and the New Reproductive Technologies
The New Reproductive Technologies
New Reproductive Technologies in Israel
Social, Legal, and Moral Implications
Kinship and Gender
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
The Globalization of Kinship
Kinship, Urbanization, and Transnational Migration
Kinship and Transnational Adoption
Child Circulation in Peru
Continuities
Discussion Questions
Suggested Further Reading
Suggested Classroom Media
Websites
Notes
References
Appendix: Kinship Terminology
Glossary
Index
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