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Author Leinaweaver, Jessaca B., author.

Title The circulation of children : kinship, mobility, and morality in Ayacucho / Jessaca B. Leinaweaver
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series Latin America otherwise
Latin America otherwise.
Contents Introduction: Moving Children in Ayacucho -- 1 Ayacucho: Histories of Violence and Ethnography -- 2 International Adoption: The Globalization of Kinship -- 3 Puericulture and Andean Orphanhood -- 4 Companionship and Custom: The Mechanics of Child Circulation -- 5 SuperaciĆ³n: The Strategic Uses of Child Circulation -- 6 Pertenecer: Knowledge and Kinship -- 7 Circulating Children, at Home and Abroad
Summary Analyzes the practice of informal adoption and child circulation between communities in Peru, showing how these historical practices respond to and are constrained by state and international efforts to concretize family and love
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indian children -- Peru -- Ayacucho -- Social conditions
Children -- Family relationships -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Indians of South America -- Kinship -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Kinship -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Adoption -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Social structure -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Interpersonal relations -- Peru -- Ayacucho
Children -- Family relationships
Indian children -- Social conditions
Indians of South America -- Kinship
Interpersonal relations
Moral conditions
Social conditions
Social structure
Ayacucho (Peru) -- Social conditions
Ayacucho (Peru) -- Moral conditions
Peru -- Ayacucho
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822391500