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What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Timothy Wickham-Crowley

Susan Eva Eckstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The idea of a family level society, discussed and disputed by anthropologists for nearly half a century, assumes moving, breathing form in this book. According to the book's ethnography, the ... More


Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Allen Johnson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The idea of a family level society, discussed and disputed by anthropologists for nearly half a century, assumes moving, breathing form in this book. According to this ethnography, the Matsigenka ... More


Introduction: Among the Matsigenka

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the family of Matsigenka Indians of southeastern Peru. This book analyzes the Matsigenka as a family level society and ... More


Setting and History

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the history and geography of the Matsigenka Indians and establishes the likelihood that their current settlement and adaptation pattern continues a most ancient ... More


Making a Living

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a description of the economy, making the case for the material self-sufficiency of the Matsigenka Indians in the household and extended-family hamlet. It explains that a single ... More


Family Life

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the development of Matsigenka Indians character and interpersonal relations in household-centered families. It explains that the main dilemma of Matsigenka family life is ... More


Society and Politics

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Matsigenka Indian society and politics. It shows the remarkable extent to which their everyday lives and interactions focus on the hearth and homestead of the nuclear-family ... More


Cosmos

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an account of Matsigenka Indian cosmology that reveals the concern with impulse control and harmonious living that the Matsigenka recognize as central to their family-centered ... More


Conclusion A Family Level Society

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the findings and restates the case for the Matsigenka Indians as a family level society. It explains that family level societies similar in their general characteristics to ... More


Marriage Matsigenka Style: Some Critical Reflections on Theories of Marriage Practices

Dan Rosengren

in The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and Breaking the Rules

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054315
eISBN:
9780813053066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054315.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Rosengren critiques Lévi-Strauss’s (1969) formalized analytical models by targeting the way his structural model of reciprocal exchange does not correspond to Matsigenka palpable reality. Rosengren ... More


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