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Cultures of multiple fathers : the theory and practice of partible paternity in lowland South America / edited by Stephen Beckerman and Paul Valentine

Catalog Data

Author:
Beckerman, Stephen  Search this
Valentine, Paul 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
291 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2002
C2002
Contents:
Introduction: the concept of partible paternity among native South Americans / Stephen Beckerman and Paul Valentine -- The dilemmas of co-paternity in Cashinahua society / Kenneth M. Kensinger -- The Barí Partible Paternity Project, phase one / Stephen Beckerman ... [et al.] -- Partible paternity and multiple maternity among the Kulina / Donald Pollock -- A story of unspontaneous generation: Yanomami male co-procreation and the theory of substances / Catherine Alès -- Canela "other fathers": partible paternity and its changing practices / William H. Crocker -- Multiple paternity among the Mẽbengokre (Kayapó, Jê) of central Brazil / Vanessa Lea -- Several fathers in one's cap: polyandrous conception among the Panoan Matis (Amazonas, Brazil) / Philippe Erikson -- Partible parentage and social networks among the Ese Eja / Daniela M. Peluso and James S. Boster -- Fathering in the northwest Amazon of Brazil: competition, monopoly, and partition / Janet M. Chernela -- Fathers that never exist: exclusion of the role of shared father among the Curripaco of the northwest Amazon / Paul Valentine -- A comparative analysis of paternity among the Piaroa and the Ye'kwana of the Guayana region of Venezuala / Alexánder Mansutti Rodríguez and Nalúa Silva Monterrey -- Paternal uncertainty and ritual kinship among the Warao / H. Dieter Heinen and Werner Wilbert -- Sexual theory, behavior, and paternity among the Siona and Secoya Indians of eastern Ecuador / William T. Vickers
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Sexual behavior  Search this
Paternity  Search this
Conception  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_680626