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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Rethinking kinship and marriage.
London, New York, Tavistock Publications, 1971
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rodney Needham; Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth.
|Notes:||" ... derives from material presented at a conference on 'Kinship and Marriage', sponsored by the Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, held at the University of Bristol, 1-4 April 1970."
Distributed in the USA by Barnes & Noble.
|Description:||cxvii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Remarks on the analysis of kinship and marriage / Rodney Needham --
Meanings of kinship / Martin Southwold --
Marriage : a reassessment / P.G. Rivière --
More about 'mama and papa' / Edmund Leach --
A question of preferences : the Iatmul case / Francis Korn --
Marriage and exchange in the Sepik : comments on Francis Korn's analysis of Iatmul society / Anthony Forge --
Some problems concerning the Wik-mungkan / David McKnight --
Some Kagura notions about incest and other sexual prohibitions / T.O. Beidelman --
Purum descent groups : some vagaries of method / William Wilder --
Sister's child as plant : metaphors in an idiom of consanguinity / James J. Fox.
|Series Title:||A.S.A. monographs, 11.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Rodney Needham.|