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The Cultural Analysis of Kinship

THE LEGACY OF DAVID M. SCHNEIDER

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kinship,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Philosophy Of Anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • 1918-,
  • Cultural relativism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Schneider, David Murray,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Feinberg (Editor), Martin Ottenheimer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9365910M
    ISBN 10025202673X
    ISBN 109780252026737

    The Cultural Analysis of Kinship: The Legacy of David M. Schneider by Martin Ottenheimer (Editor), Richard Feinberg (Editor) starting at $ The Cultural Analysis of Kinship: The Legacy of David M. Schneider has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Murdock, the most influential and important figure in 20th century cross-cultural analysis, was an American anthropologist known for his comparative studies of kinship systems and for his cross-cultural analyses of the regularities and differences among diverse peoples.

    kinship, relationship by blood (consanguinity) or marriage (affinity) between persons; also, in anthropology and sociology, a system of rules, based on such relationships, governing descent, inheritance, marriage, extramarital sexual relations, and sometimes societies recognize consanguineal and affinal ties between individuals, but there is great divergence in . This book is at once a cultural history of Japanese American kinship and a contribution to the study of the contemporary kinship system of the United States. It brings to the analysis of American kinship a theoretical perspective that attends to the historically situated, symbolic processes through which people interpret and thereby transform their kinship relations.

    In response to the often-deafening debates concerning the marriage equality movement in the US, clandestine polygamous marriages in Italy, transnational adoptions, and expanding global access to medicalized reproduction, this Curated Collection draws together five recent essays to be published by Cultural Anthropology which critically examine the topic of kinships. Learn anthropology kinship with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of anthropology kinship flashcards on Quizlet.


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In the mids, David M. Schneider rocked the anthropological world with his announcement that kinship did not exist in any culture known to humankind. This volume provides a critical assessment of Schneider's ideas, focusing particularly on his contributions to kinship studies and the implications of his work for cultural relativism.

The Cultural Analysis of Kinship The Legacy of David M. Schneider. In the mids, David M. Schneider rocked the anthropological world with his announcement that kinship did not exist in any culture known to humankind.

This volume provides a critical assessment of Schneider's ideas, focusing particularly on his contributions to kinship. Contributors to The Cultural Analysis of Kinship appraise Schneider's contributions and his place in anthropological history, particularly in the development of anthropological theory.

Situating Schneider's work and influence in relation to major controversies in the history of anthropology and of kinship studies, they examine his important Author: Martin Ottenheimer. Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans.

It is in contrast to social anthropology, which perceives cultural variation as a subset of a posited anthropological constant. Cultural anthropology has a rich methodology, including participant observation (often called fieldwork because it requires the anthropologist spending. In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often debated.

Anthropologist Robin Fox states that "the study of kinship is the study of what man does with these basic facts of life – mating, gestation, parenthood, socialization, siblingship etc. / Dwight W. Read --Relativism in kinship analysis / Martin Ottenheimer --Philosophy of kinship: a reply to Schneider's Critique of the study of kinship / Robert McKinley --Trobriand kinship classification and Schneider's cultural relativism / Susan P.

Montague --Development and ancestral gerrymandering: Schneider in Papau New Guinea / Laura. American Kinship is the first attempt to deal systematically with kinship as a system of symbols and meanings, and not simply as a network of functionally interrelated familial roles.

Schneider argues that the study of a highly differentiated society such as our own may be more revealing of the nature of kinship than the study of anthropologically more familiar, but less differentiated Cited by: American Kinship is the first attempt to deal systematically with kinship as a system of symbols and meanings, and not simply as a network of functionally interrelated familial roles.

Schneider argues that the study of a highly differentiated society such as our own may be more revealing of the nature of kinship than the study of anthropologically more familiar, but less differentiated 3/5(1). The book's thirteen contributors and editor Russell Thornton, stress the frequent incompatibility of traditional academic teaching methods with the social and cultural concerns that gave rise to the field of Native American studies.

Contributors to The Cultural Analysis of Kinship appraise Schneider's contributions and his place in. Contributors to The Cultural Analysis of Kinship appraise Schneider's contributions and his place in anthropological history, particularly in the development of anthropological theory.

Situating Schneider's work and influence in relation to major controversies in the history of anthropology and of kinship studies, they examine his important Price: $ The Cultural Analysis of Kinship The Legacy of David M.

Schneider. In the mids, David M. Schneider rocked the anthropological world with his announcement that kinship did not exist in any culture known to humankind.

In The Cultural Analysis of Kinship: The Legacy of D avid Schneider and Its Implications for Anthropological Relativism, R. Feinberg and M. Ottenheimer eds. While Morgan’s stages of cultural development postulated cultural universals, his greatest contribution to comparative studies (the basis of cross-cultural analysis) was his work Systems of Consanguinity (), which documented the kinship systems of Native Americans and other national groups in the United States.

In this, Morgan highlighted. exercise on the componential analysis of American kinship terms.) Thus Schneider is in triple jeopardy, and I shaIl do my best to be fair even as I attack his book from all angles. Actually it is a very good book in many ways. Schneider has been Cited by: 3.

WHAT IS KINSHIP. Dwight W. Read Department of Anthropology UCLA LA, CA [email protected] Draft version (Ap ). Not to be quoted without permission of the author. Published as: Read, D.

What is Kinship. In The Cultural Analysis of Kinship: The Legacy of David Schneider. His book transports readers to crucial historical moments in which perceptions of belonging have been formed, transformed, or dismantled.

The cases presented here focus on the pivotal role played by belonging in kinship, law, and political order, stretching across cultural and religious contexts from eleventh-century Mediterranean religious. The first title in Routledge's new series of short "" disciplinary introduction textbooks, the manuscript surveys the origins and current state of cultural anthropology in one-third the words.

Book Description: ‘Largely eschews polemic in favour of the balanced approach appropriate to a good lecture course.’ Social Anthropology 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.

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The book is a remarkable contribution to knowledge concerning mate selection, marriage, domestic group composition, intrafamilial relationships and kinship in Burma.3/5(1). Buy The Cultural Analysis of Kinship: The Legacy of David M. Schneider by Feinberg, Richard, Ottenheimer, Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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