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Passing on: Kinship and Inheritance in England

Janet Finch and Jennifer Mason
Format
Book
Published
London : UCL, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
1857282779 (pbk.), 1857282760 (hbk.)
Summary
This study examines the increasing significance of inheritance for life in ordinary families. It considers individual choice versus family responsibilities, the internal dynamics of families, and broader implications for social change.
Contents
  • 1 Making connections: kinship and inheritance 1
  • 2 Questions of complexity: a case study 25
  • 3 Transmissions and divisions 62
  • 4 Moral dilemmas 88
  • 5 Questions of ownership 111
  • 6 Symbolism 139
  • 7 Drawing conclusions: kinship and inheritance 162.
Description
208 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Technical Details
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