***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > Hoping you're able to recommend several good pieces, Hi Michael – maybe you want to take a look at any of the following works; most notable the first book edited by Thom and Doug, Best regards, Michael --------------------------------------- Schweizer, T. and D. R. White (1998). Kinship, networks, and exchange. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Bollig, M. (2000). "Staging social structures: ritual and social organisation in an egalitarian society. The pastoral Pokot of northern Kenya." Ethnos 65(3): 341-65. Schnegg, M. (2005). Das Fiesta Netzwerk: Soziale Organisation in einer mexikanischen Gemeinde, 1679-2001. Münster, Lit. Ziker, J. and M. Schnegg (2005). "Food sharing at meals: kinship, reciprocity, and clustering in the Taimyr autonomous okrug, northern Russia." Human nature 16(2), 178-211. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.