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Author Bestard-Camps, Joan.

Title What's in a relative? : household and family in Formentera / Joan Bestard-Camps ; translated by Robert Pitt
Published New York : Berg ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the US and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1991


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Description xvii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Explorations in anthropology
Explorations in anthropology.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- Josep Llobera -- I -- Introduction -- Kinship in Formentera -- Paradoxes in the study of kinship -- Family history -- The complex structures of kinship -- Ii -- Systems of Classification -- Names and naming ritual -- Genealogies, names and family memory -- The name of the house -- Ideas about kinship and the language of community -- III Household Forms -- The model of the peasant family -- Family and residence: morphology and functions -- The structure of the residential group (1875-1955) -- a) Household composition -- b) Types of kin beyond the conjugal nucleus -- The domestic cycle -- a) Household composition and age of Ego -- b) Phases in the domestic cycle -- c) Transformations in household composition -- Iv -- Ways of Living: Past and Present -- The domestic space -- The houses of emigrants -- Continuity: the ̀porxo', multifunctional space -- The break in the present: family time and social time -- V -- Household Reproduction -- The house as social representation -- Patrimonial lines and the conjugal fund -- The matrimonial domain -- Marriages between consanguine kin and the significance of matrimonial prohibitions -- Close matrimonial strategies -- Appendix -- Census of surnames on Formentera in 1934 -- Bibliography -- Index
Notes Translation of: Casa y familia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-210) and index
Subject Families -- Spain -- Formentera.
Kinship -- Spain -- Formentera.
Formentera (Spain) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 90000394
ISBN 0854965866
Other Titles Casa y familia. English