Janet Carsten

Janet Carsten is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of "The Heat of the Hearth: The Process of Kinship in a Malay Fishing Community" (1997) and "After Kinship" (2004). She has co-edited "About the House: Levi-Strauss and Beyond" (1995) with Stephen Hugh-Jones, and edited "Cultures of Relatedness: New Approaches to the Study of Kinship" (2000). Her current research deals with new approaches to kinship in anthropology, adoption reunions...See more