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Filiation as a Crossroads in Bahia

João, Pina-Cabral (2018) Filiation as a Crossroads in Bahia. Anthropology Today, 34 (2). pp. 5-8. ISSN 0268-540X. E-ISSN 1467-8322. (doi:10.1111/1467-8322.12418) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This is a short essay arguing for a new comparative definition to the central analytic concept of filiation. Not only is the word used with different meanings in French and English, but it also bears in its use complex ideological implications that need to be unearthed. By using the example of a sermon heard in Bahia (NE Brazil) given by a woman who had no father, the paper proposes a view on filiation that depends on the notions of participation and personal ontogeny.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/1467-8322.12418
Uncontrolled keywords: filiation; kinship; person; personal ontogeny; participation; Bahia
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Joao Pina-Cabral
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2017 14:45 UTC
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 08:51 UTC
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