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Introduction

Jane Spencer

in Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262960
eISBN:
9780191718731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262960.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter argues that kinship metaphors were an organizing principle of literary history. Through analogies drawn between literary transmission and the inheritance of land, the ... More


Possession and ownership: a cross linguistic perspective

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in Possession and Ownership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660223
eISBN:
9780191745096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660223.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The notion of possession is manifold, and typically subsumes part-whole and kinship relationships, in addition to ownership proper. Based on intensive investigation of several hundred languages, this ... More


Kith and Kin

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to understand the relations that structure the public domain, the ways in which villagers in St. Felix and Tret manage kinship relations of consanguinity and affinity and ties with ... More


Circuits of Power

Douglas C. Comer

in Ritual Ground: Bent's Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204294
eISBN:
9780520918702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204294.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the panoptic connections between political and economic interests in the East and trading partners of Bent and St. Vrain Company were finally accomplished. It contends that ... More


Possession in Martuthunira

Alan Dench

in Possession and Ownership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660223
eISBN:
9780191745096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660223.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter offers a comprehensive analysis of expression of possession and of ownership in Martuthunira, an extinct Australian language, formerly spoken in the Plibara region of Northern Australia. ... More


Extending Kinship: Mexicana Elder Care Providers and Their Wards

María de la Luz Ibarra

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines private elder care in a broader context of constructed kinship relations by focusing on Mexicana elder care workers in Santa Barbara, California. More specifically, it considers ... More


Introduction

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book explores not only family relations in their most literal and hence most contingent sense, but also the paths through and by which the structural analysis of kinship relations has influenced ... More


That Horeb, That Kansas: Evolution and the Modernity of Marilynne Robinson

Robert Chodat

in The Matter of High Words: Naturalism, Normativity, and the Postwar Sage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682156
eISBN:
9780190682187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682156.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As an essayist, Marilynne Robinson repeatedly challenges the Darwinian theories that, since the 1970s, have captivated many of our most prominent social scientists, philosophers, and public ... More


The Master Plan and Other Documents

Matthew S. Hull

in Government of Paper: The Materiality of Bureaucracy in Urban Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272149
eISBN:
9780520951884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272149.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the spatial organization of Islamabad as well as the separations and linkages that bureaucratic documentation creates between state and society. It details the “Master Plan” for ... More


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