Drawing on international case studies, the contributors extrapolate a systematization of the ways in which siblingship is conceived on the basis of shared parentage, shared childhoods, and reciprocal care. They explore what makes these relations worth maintaining and how they contribute to community processes and to material and emotional survival.
Janet Carsten, University of Edinburgh, UK Helena Obendiek, Konstanz University of Applied Sciences, Germany Julia Pauli, Hamburg University, Germany Sjaak van der Geest, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
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7 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 195 p. 7 illus.