Robert Parkin

Robert Parkin is a Lecturer at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. His books include "Kinship: An Introduction to Basic Concepts" (Blackwell, 1997), "Perilous Transactions and other Papers in Indian and General Anthropology" (2001), and "Louis Dumont and Hierarchical" "Opposition" (2002). Linda Stone is Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University. Her publications include "Illness Beliefs and Feeding the Dead in Hindu Nepal" (1989) and "K