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The character of kinship
Bib ID 1693532
Format BookBook
Author
Goody, Jack
 
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Description [London]:Cambridge University Press, 1973 
xii, 251 p. 
ISBN 0521202906
Summary

Volume dedicated to M. Fortes and has a complete bibliography of his works; Incl. J.A. Barnes Genetrix; Genitor; ; Nature; Culture, separately listed; Other articles non-Aboriginal.

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  • Machine derived contents note: Part I. Kinship and Descent: 1. Descent and marriage reconsidered Fredrik Barth
  • 2. Kinship, descent and locality: some New Guinea examples Andrew Strathern
  • 3. Descent in New Guinea: an Africanist view Jean La Fontaine
  • 4. Complementary filiation and bilateral kinship Edmund Leach
  • Part II. The Nature of Kinship: 5. Genetrix: genitor: nature: culture? J. A. Barnes
  • 6. The long term and the short term: the economic and political significance of the morality of kinship Maurice Bloch
  • 7. The kith and the kin Julian Pitt-Rivers
  • Part III. The Nature of the Family: 8. Kinship, attachment behaviour and the primary bond Derek Freeman
  • 9. The matrifocal family Raymond T. Smith
  • 10. Furies, witches and mothers Grace Harris
 
Notes

bibls.; diags.; index; tbls.

Subjects Fortes, Meyer.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Australia.  |  Kinship

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