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The Matrifocal Family

Power, Pluralism and Politics, 1st Edition

By Raymond T. Smith

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250 pages

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Description

The essays in this collection focus attention on the enormous contribution made by women in maintaining family relations in situations of both racial and gender domination.

About the Author

Raymond T. Smith is Professor and Chairman in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. He has studied kinship, class and race in Guyana, South America, Jamaica and Ghana, and has taught at universities in the West Indies, Canada and the United States, where he has been Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago since 1966. He is the author of Kinship and Class in the West Indies (1988), and co-author of Class Differences in American Kinship (1978).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General