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Title Kinship and beyond : the genealogical model reconsidered / edited by Sandra Bamford and James Leach.

Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 292 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Series Fertility, reproduction and sexuality ; v. 15.
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 15.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title page-Kinship and Beyond; Contents; List of Figures; Introduction; Chapter 1-Arborescent Culture; Chapter 2-When Blood Matters; Chapter 3-The Web of Kin; Chapter 4-Genes, Mobilities and the Enclosures of Capital; Chapter 5-Skipping a Generation and Assisting Conception; Chapter 6-'Family Trees' among the Kamea of Papua New Guinea; Chapter 7-Knowledge as Kinship; Chapter 8-Stories Against Classification; Chapter 9-Revealing and Obscuring Rivers's Pedigrees; Chapter 10-The Gift and the Given; List of Contributors; Index.
Summary The genealogical model has a long-standing history in Western thought. The contributors to this volume consider the ways in which assumptions about the genealogical modelin particular, ideas concerning sequence, essence, and transmissionstructure other modes of practice and knowledge-making in domains well beyond what is normally labeled "kinship." The detailed ethnographic work and analysis included in this text explores how these assumptions have been built into our understandings of race, personhood, ethnicity, property relations, and the relationship between human beings and non-human sp.
Other author Bamford, Sandra C., 1962-
Leach, James, 1969-
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Kinship.
Human population genetics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781845458966