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Anthropological Perspectives on Kinship - Anthropology, Culture and Society (Paperback)
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Anthropological Perspectives on Kinship - Anthropology, Culture and Society (Paperback)

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Paperback 204 Pages / Published: 20/10/1996
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This authoritative introductory text takes into account the changes in the conceptualisation of kinship brought about by new reproductive technologies and the growing interest in culturally specific notions of personhood and gender.

Holy considers the extent to which Western assumptions have guided anthropological study of kinship in the past. In the process, he reveals a growing sensitivity on the part of anthropologists to individual ideas of personhood and gender, and encourages further critical reflection on cultural bias in approaches to the subject.

Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745309170
Number of pages: 204
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 x 15 mm

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