Kinship and Family: An Anthropological Reader
January 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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The most comprehensive reader on kinship available, Kinship and Family: An Anthropological Reader is a representative collection tracing the history of the anthropological study of kinship from the early 1900s to the present day.
- Brings together for the first time both classic works from Evans-Pritchard, Lévi-Strauss, Leach, and Schneider, as well as articles on such electrifying contemporary debates as surrogate motherhood, and gay and lesbian kinship.
- Draws on the editors’ complementary areas of expertise to offer readers a single-volume survey of the most important and critical work on kinship.
- Includes extensive discussion and analysis of the selections that contextualizes them within theoretical debates.