In Love and its Entanglements among the Enxet of Paraguay: Social and Kinship Relations within a Market Economy, Stephen Kidd examines the affective discourse and value systems of the indigenous Enxet people. Kidd’s analysis focuses on how the Enxet navigate the market economy in Paraguay and the tensions it exerts on their commitment to egalitarianism, generosity, and personal autonomy.
Stephen Kidd is principal social policy specialist at Development Pathways.
Chapter 1: The Setting and the Economy of the Enxet
Chapter 2: Personhood and the Location of Love
Chapter 3: Generating Kinship and Co-Residence
Chapter 4: Concepts of Property
Chapter 5: Marriage: A Relationship of Companionship and Demand
Chapter 6: Voluntary Sharing and the Practice of Love
Chapter 7: The Entanglements of Love (Part 1): Demand Sharing and Redistribution
Chapter 8: The Entanglements of Love (Part 2): The Market Economy