Selected Publications

Transfers of Belonging Reconnecting State and Kinship

March 2018

Transfers of Belonging

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November 2017

Reconnecting State and Kinship

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Anthropological Perspectives on Care Soziale Elternschaft im Wandel

September 2015

Anthropological Perspectives on Care

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2014

Soziale Elternschaft im Wandel

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The Anthropology of Sibling Relation

Child Fostering

2013

The Anthropology of Sibling Relations

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2013

Child Fostering in West Africa

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Verwandtschaft heute

Generations in Africa

2010

Verwandtschaft heute

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2008

Generations in Africa. Connections and conflicts.

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Prof. Dr. Erdmute Alber

Recent Publications (since 2013)

2018

Transfers of Belonging. Child Fostering in West Africa in the 20th Century. Brill: Leiden, Boston – in press.

Of culture, consumption and cost: A comparative analysis of household energy consumption in Kenya, Germany and Spain. Energy Research & Social Science 40: 127-139 (with Manfred Stoppok, Andreas Jess and Ruth Freitag); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.12.004

2017

Reconnecting State and Kinship. Temporalities, scales, classifications. In: Tatjana Thelen und Erdmute Alber (eds.): Reconnecting State and Kinship. University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 1-37.

Macht und Verkehr. In: Markus Verne, Paola Ivanov, Magnus Treiber (ed.): Körper Technik Wissen – Kreativität und Aneignungsprozesse in Afrika. In den Spuren Kurt Becks. Lit-Verlag, Münster, 355-376.

2016

Heterogenität als gelebte Praxis, Norm und Zukunftsgestaltung. In: Antje Daniel, Sebastian Müller, Florian Stoll, Rainer Öhlschläger (ed.): Mittelklassen, Mittelschichten oder Milieus in Afrika? Gesellschaften im Wandel. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden, 177-194.

Vital conjunctures and the negotiation of future: rural girls between urban middle class households and early marriage. In: Nadine Sieveking (ed.): Vital conjunctures: gender in times of uncertainty. Leipzig und Halle: DFG SPP 1448 Working Paper Series, No. 18, 17-27. To the essay

2015

Anthropological Perspectives on Care: Work, Kinship, and the Life-Course (with Heike Drotbohm). Palgrave McMillan Verlag, New York. Flyer

2014

Familie in Afrika. In: Paul B. Hill, Johannes Kopp (ed.): Handbuch Familiensoziologie. Springer Verlag, Wiesbaden, 147-178 (with Jeannett Martin). To the essay

Soziale Elternschaft im Wandel. Kindheit, Verwandtschaft und Zugehörigkeit in Westafrika. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag. Flyer with information to the book, Excerpt, press release of UBT aktuell, press release of UBT, Review Tsantsa, Review KULT-online and Review Stichproben

2013

"A qui appartiennent les enfants?" Des normes et des pratiques de parenté sociale en Afrique de l'Ouest. In: Ute Fendler, Liliana Ruth Feierstein (ed.): Enfaces? Représentations de l'enfance en Afrique et en Amérique Latine. Akdademische Verlagsgemeinschaft München: 69-85. To the essay

The Anthropologogy of Sibling Relations: Shared Parentage, Experience, and Exchange (with Cati Coe and Tatjana Thelen). Palgrave McMillan Verlag, New York. Flyer with information to the book and Excerpt

Child Fostering in West Africa: New Perspectives on Theory and Practices (with Jeannett Martin and Catrien Notermans). Brill Verlag Leiden/Boston (Africa-Europe Group for interdisciplinary Studies). Flyer with information to the book, press release of UBT, review The Journal of African History