16. Kinship

Bodily Betrayal: Love and Anger in the Time of Epigenetics

  1. Frances E. Mascia-Lees
  1. Emily Yates-Doerr

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch16

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

How to Cite

Yates-Doerr, E. (2011) Kinship, in A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (ed F. E. Mascia-Lees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189491

Online ISBN: 9781444340488

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Keywords:

  • kinship, bodily betrayal - love and anger in the time of epigenetics;
  • studies of kinship - central to anthropology;
  • kinship, revolutionized - understanding kinship as a system of power;
  • Mama Carla's anger - new culinary obligations, global changes on women, like Mama Carl;
  • kinship and reproduction;
  • from “Food is Love” to “Food is Health,” Guatemalan women, and food;
  • understanding Mama Carla's anger - changing context, traditional position;
  • themes in Mama Carla's conversations - reverberating in stories of other women;
  • new reproductive technologies and epigenetics;
  • Mama Carla's bodily betrayal, challenging - diabetes and the reproductive potential

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mama Carla's Anger

  • Kinship and Reproduction

  • From “Food is Love” to “Food is Health”

  • Lovers of the Home

  • Sex and Food

  • New Reproductive Technologies and Epigenetics

  • Bodily Betrayal

  • References