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Family and Household: The Analysis of Domestic Groups
cts of family lif e in Australia was urgently needed. He claimed that the confusion and contradiction in extant depictions of the Australian family were due to certain theoretical postulates andExpand
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Gender and kinship : essays toward a unified analysis
Contents Collier Jane Fishburne Yanagisako Sylvia Junko Yanagisako Sylvia Junko Collier Jane Fishburne Part One: Comaroff John L. Yanagisako Sylvia Junko Rapp Rayna Maher Vanessa Part Two: SmithExpand
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Flexible Disciplinarity: Beyond the Americanist Tradition
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Gender Differences and Performance in Science
On 14 Jan., Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, speaking at a meeting of the National Bureau of Economic Research, suggested that since fewer girls than boys have top scores on science andExpand
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Transforming the Past: Tradition and Kinship Among Japanese Americans
1. The analysis of kinship change Part I. Marriage: 2. Issei marriage 3. Nisei marriage 4. The transformation of marriage Part II. Filial Relations: 5. Two generations of filial relations 6. TheExpand
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Producing Culture and Capital: Family Firms in Italy
An anthropological study of family firms in Italydemonstrates how capitalism in an advanced Western country is shaped byculture. The silk industry in Como, Italy, is investigated, focusing onExpand
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Naturalizing Power : Essays in Feminist Cultural Analysis
This collection of essays analyzes relations of social inequality that appear to be logical extensions of a "natural order" and in the process demonstrates that a revitalized feminist anthropology ofExpand
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Variance in American kinship: implications for cultural analysis
The question of variance in American kinship provides a rich basis for a discussion of several critical conceptual, theoretical, and methodological Issues embedded in the cultural analysis of kinshipExpand
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women‐centered kin networks in urban bilateral kinship
Previous explanations of female centrality and “matrilateral asymmetry” in urban bilateral kinship have tended to reduce women's roles in extrahousehold kinship relations to their roles as mothers,Expand
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Kinship: Still at the core
Commentary on Piketty, Thomas. 2014. Capital in the twenty-first century . Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University.
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