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dc.contributor.authorKaren Körber,
dc.contributor.authorIna Merkel,
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-13 00:00:00
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T14:16:34Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T14:16:34Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier610152
dc.identifierOCN: 1030821123en_US
dc.identifier.issn1604-3030
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/32682
dc.description.abstractSpecial issue: Though a seemingly stable concept in ethnological work, “family” as a lived reality took and takes on innumerable forms shaped by economic pressures, mobility and attendant social transformations, and biotechnical interventions. The case studies in this special issue focus on the ways in which social actors seek to concretize as well as control what family could or should be. While (bio-)technological innovation proves vital to fulfill traditional imaginaries of a nuclear family, communication technology is a key to keep transnationally situated families in contact. Still, transnational work opportunities conflict with traditional imaginaries of the wholesome families and impact particularly women seeking to cross both borders and established family norms. Popular genealogy as a hobby and passion uncovers evidence that counters established narratives: instead of long-term sedentary family lineages, evidence of migration muddies the waters. Family metaphor, finally, serves, in one of the case studies, as vocabulary to materialize imaginary kinship ties among nuns. The five case studies are complemented by four commentaries, exploring paths along which these themes can be developed further.
dc.languageUndetermined[und]
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEthnologia Europaea
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JH Sociology & anthropology::JHM Anthropology
dc.subject.otherfamiliestudier
dc.subject.othereuropa
dc.subject.otherfeminisme
dc.subject.otherpolen
dc.subject.othercatholicism
dc.subject.otherarchives
dc.subject.othermonasticism
dc.subject.othertransnationalism
dc.subject.othertrafficking
dc.subject.othertransnationalisme
dc.subject.otherpoland
dc.subject.otherøstrig
dc.subject.othercommunication technologies
dc.subject.otherkommunikationsteknologi
dc.subject.othermobilitet
dc.subject.other21. årh.
dc.subject.othergenealogi
dc.subject.otherreproduktionsteknologi
dc.subject.otherklostervæsen
dc.subject.otherarkiver
dc.subject.otherantropologi og etnologi
dc.subject.otherfamily, studies of the
dc.subject.othermobility
dc.subject.otherenglish
dc.subject.otheranthropology and ethnology
dc.subject.otherkatholicisme
dc.subject.otherkøn
dc.subject.otherfeminism
dc.subject.othergender
dc.subject.otherinterviews
dc.subject.othermigration
dc.subject.otheraustria
dc.subject.other21th century
dc.subject.otherreproductive technology
dc.subject.othergenealogy
dc.subject.othereurope
dc.subject.otherengelsk
dc.titleEthnologia Europaea (Vol. 42-2)
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_610152
oapen.relation.isPublishedBybf3aad86-19af-41e9-9504-d166b1caff10
oapen.relation.isbn9788763540445
oapen.series.number2
oapen.pages114
oapen.identifier.ocn1030821123


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