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Author Robcis, Camille.

Title The law of kinship [electronic resource] : anthropology, psychoanalysis, and the family in France / Camille Robcis.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 301 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The family and the republican social contract -- Kinship and the structuralist social contract -- The circulation of structuralism in the French public sphere -- The "quiet revolution" in family policy and family law -- Fatherless societies and anti-oedipal philosophies -- Alternative kinships and republican structuralism -- Epilogue : kinship, ethics, and the nation.
Summary "Examines how French policy makers have called upon structuralist anthropology and psychoanalysis (specifically, the works of Claude LÚvi-Strauss and Jacques Lacan) to reassert the centrality of sexual difference as the foundation for all social and psychic organization"--Author's Web site.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject LÚvi-Strauss, Claude -- Influence.
Lacan, Jacques, 1901-1981 -- Influence.
Family policy -- France.
Sex role -- Government policy -- France.
Families -- France -- Philosophy.
Domestic relations -- France -- Philosophy.
Psychoanalysis and anthropology -- France.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801451294 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801478772 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801468407 (e-book)

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