After Kinship

ISBN-10: 0521665701

ISBN-13: 9780521665704

Edition: 2004

Authors: Janet Carsten, Olivia J. Harris, Michael Lambek, Saba Mahmood, Jonathan Spencer

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An original view of the past, present, and future of kinship in anthropology, Janet Carsten examines the central role of kinship in anthropological studies & asks how this may be affected by changes in reproductive technology, by new ideas of gender & by revisions of the social construction of science.
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List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Michael Lambek is a professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto and editor for the Anthropological Horizons series with University of Toronto Press.

Saba Mahmood is associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jonathan Spencer is Regius Professor of South Asian Language, Culture and Society at the University of Edinburgh.

Introduction: after kinship?
Houses of memory and kinship
Gender, bodies, and kinship
The person
Uses and abuses of substance
Families into nation: the power of metaphor and the transformation of kinship
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