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Kinship, Language and Prehistory: Per Hage and the Renaissance in Kinship Studies

Kinship, Language and Prehistory: Per Hage and the Renaissance in Kinship Studies (Hardback)

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A chronicle of the renaissance in kinship studies, these seventeen articles pay tribute to Per Hage, one of the founding fathers of the movement and long-time faculty member of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Utah. With mathematician Fran Harary, Hage pioneered the use of graph theoretical models in anthropology, a systematic analysis of diverse cognitive, social, and cultural components that provides a common technical vocabulary for the entire field. Anthropological studies have benefited from quantitative evaluation, particularly kinship, which is newly appreciated for its application to all social sciences. The chapters of this book, some original works by the contributors and some unpublished Hage material, attest to the importance of the continual study of kinship.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: birthPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationshipsSociology: sexual relations Publisher: University of Utah Press,U.S. Publication Date: 15/12/2010 ISBN-13: 9781607810056  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Pierre Bancel, Association d'Etudes Linguistiques et Anthropologiques Pr\u00e9historiques, Paris; John Bengtson, Association for the Study of Language in Prehistory; Giovanni Bennardo, Northern Illinois University; Koen Bostoen, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, and Universit\u00e9 libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; Christopher Ehret, University of California at Los Angeles; Per Hage, Department of Anthropology, University of Utah; David Jenkins, Roundhouse Institute for Field Studies; Douglas Jones, University of Utah; Ian Keen, Australian National University; David Kronenfeld, University of California, Riverside; Jeff Marck, Australian National University; Alain Matthey de l'Etang, Association d'Etudes Linguistiques et Anthropologiques Pr\u00e9historiques, Paris; Patrick McConvell, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra; Bojka Milicic, University of Utah; Jean-Georges Kamba Muzenga, Institut Sup\u00e9rieur P\u00e9dagogique de Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Dwight Read, University of California, Los Angeles; Merritt Ruhlen, Stanford University; Warren Shapiro, Rutgers University

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