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Kissing Cousins: A New Kinship Bestiary

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Since DNA has replaced blood as the medium through which we establish kinship, how do we determine with whom we are kin? Who counts among those we care for? The distinction between these categories is constantly in flux. How do we come to decide those we may kiss and those we may kill?

Focusing on narratives of kinship as they are defined in contemporary film, literature, a
Hardcover, 205 pages
Published September 18th 2008 by Columbia University Press (first published August 26th 2008)
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Taylor Black
Bartkowski is an inventive and beautifully composed thinker. Post-humanists and science studies folks may want to read this to see what she has to say about those we kiss and those we kill.
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