Table of Contents
I. RESEARCH FRONTIERS IN ANTHROPOLOGY.
Researchers at Work.
Archaeologist at Work, Richard E. Blanton. Origins of Social Inequality, Elizabeth M. Brumfiel.Physical Anthropologists.
Paleoanthropology and Life History, and Life History of a Paleoanthropologist, Timothy G. Bromage. The Evolution of a Physical Anthropologist, Katharine Milton.Ethnologists.
The Making of a Cross-Cultural Researcher, Carol R. Ember. From Ethnographer to Comparativist and Back Again, Terence E. Hays.Linguistic Anthropologists.
Altered Paths: Field Research on Luo Language and Culture, Ben G. Blount. The Political Economy of Language and Law in Tonga: Magistrate Courts in Town and Village, Susan U. Philips.Applied Anthropologists.
A Shaman to Organizations, Andrew W. Miracle. The Research Process, Susan C. Weller.
Issues and Methods.
Dating Archaeological Materials, William L. Anderson. The Discovery of Archaeological Sites, Stephen Ball. Gender and Archaeology, Cheryl Claassen. Were Early Agriculturalists Less Healthy than Food Collectors?, Mark Nathan Cohen. Cloth Production and Gender Relations in the Inka Empire, Cathy Lynne Costin. Reading the Land: The Archaeology of Settlement and Land Use, Carole L. Crumley. Archaeological Survey in the Mixtec Sierra, Laura Finsten. Prehistoric Social Evolution, Kent V. Flannery. Exploring Aztalan and its Role in Mississippian Societies, Lynne Goldstein. Lithic Analysis: Chipped Stone Tools and Waste Flakes in Archaeology, Robert Kelly. Ethics in Archaeology, Mark J. Lynott. Maya Hieroglyphs: History or Propaganda?, Joyce Marcus. Ancestor Veneration in Lowland Maya Society: A Case Study from K'axob, Belize, Patricia A. McAnany. The Analysis of Archaological Plant Remains, Naomi Miller. When and How did Humans Populate the New World?, William J. Parry. The Study of Human Subsistence Behavior Using Faunal Evidence from Archaological Sites, Richard W. Redding. The Conservation of Archaeological Materials, Catherine Sease. Learning About the Past through Archaeological Ceramics: An Example from Vijayanagara, India, Carla M. Sinopoli. Were Our Ancestors Hunters or Scavengers?, John D. Speth. Investigating Craft Specialization During the Longshan Period of China, Anne P. Underhill. De-mystifying the Past: Great Zimbabwe, King Solomon's Mines, and Other Tales of Old Africa, Joseph O. Vogel.Physical Anthropology.
Miocene Apes, David R. Begun. The Concept of Race in Physical Anthropology, C. Loring Brace. Explaining Primate Origins, Matt Cartmill. Evolutionary Genetics, Robert B. Eckhardt. Natural Variation in Human Fecundity, Peter T. Ellison. Testing Theories and Hypotheses about Modern Human Origins, David W. Frayer. What Accounts for Population Variation in Height?, J. Patrick Gray and Linda D. Wolfe. The Natural History and Evolutionary Fate of Homo Erectus, Andrew Kramer. Bare Bones Anthropology: The Bioarchaeology of Human Remains, Clark Spenser Larsen. Growth and Development of Turkana Pastoralists, Michael A. Little. Dental Deductions: Why and How Anthropologists Study Teeth, John R. Lukacs. “Robust” Australopithecenes, Our Family Tree, and Homoplasy, Henry M. McHenry. Genes, Bodies, and Species, Jonathan Marks. Neandertal Growth: Examining Developmental Adaptations in Earlier Homo sapiens, Nancy Minugh-Purvis. Why are Primates So Smart?, Joan B. Silk and Robert Boyd. Australopithecus afarensis and Human Evolution, Scott W. Simpson. Chimpanzee Hunting Behavior and Human Evolution, Craig B. Stanford. Paleoanthropology and Evolutionary Theory, Ian Tattersall.Ethnology.
Are Ethnographies Just-So Stories?, E. Paul Durrenberger. Behavioral Ecology, "Sociobiology," and Human Behavior, Bobbi S. Low. Sex, Lies, and Anthropologists: Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman, and Samoa, Paul Shankman. On the Strange and the Familiar in Recent Anthropological Thought, Melford E. Spiro.Linguistic Anthropology.
What Explains Folk Plant and Animal Taxonomies?, Cecil H. Brown. Do Apes Have Language?, Jane H. Hill.
The Study of Social Problems.
Caring for the Elderly, Maria G. Cattell and Steven M. Albert. Homelessness, Alex Cohen and Paul Koegel. Hunger and Famine, Robert Dirks. Family Violence, Gerald M. Erchak. Human Rights Violations Across Cultures, Paul C. Rosenblatt. Ethnocentrism and Ethnic Conflict, Marc Howard Ross. Racism: The Production, Reproduction, and Obsolescence of Social Inferiority, Melvin D. Williams.
II. PORTRAITS OF CULTURE.
Iriquois: The Tree of Peace and the War Kettle, Thomas S. Abler. Cherokee: The Eurpean Impact on the Cherokee Culture, William L. Anderson. Taos Pueblo: Maintaining Tradition, John J. Bodine. North Alaskan Eskimos: A Changing Way of Life, Ernest S. Burch, Jr. Kiowa: An Emergent People, Nancy P. Hickerson. Nimpkish: Complex Foragers on the Northwest Coast of North America, Donald Mitchell. Lakota: A Study in Cultural Continuity, William K. Powers and Marla N. Powers. Tlingit: Chiefs Past and Present, Kenneth Tollefson.
Ethnic Groups in North America.
African-Americans: Getting into the Spirit, George Brandon. Chinatowns: Immigrant Communities in Transition, Richard H. Thompson. Mexican Americans: Growing Up on the Streets of Los Angeles, James Diego Vigil.
South and Middle America.
Mapuche: Dream Interpretation and Ethnic Consciousness, Lydia Nakashima Degarrod. Sierra Otomí: People of the Mexican Mountains, James W. Dow. Saraguro: Medical Choices, Medical Changes, Ruthbeth Finerman. Yanomamö: Varying Adaptations of Foraging Horticulturalists, Raymond B. Hames. Miskito: Adaptations to Colonial Empires, Past and Present, Mary W. Helms. Haitians: From Political Repression to Chaos, Robert Lawless. Andean Mestizos: Growing Up Female and Male, Lauris A. McKee. Bakairí: The Death of an Indian, Debra Picchi. Huichol: Becoming a Godmother, Stacy B. Schaefer. Maya: The Sacred in Everyday Life, John R. Sosa. Yuqui: Fighting the Odds for Cultural Survival, Allyn MacLean Stearman.
Norwegians: Cooperative Individualists, D. Douglas Caulkins. Bulgaria: Anthropological Corrections to Cold War Stereotypes, Gerald W. Creed. Abkhazians: Growing in Age and Wisdom, Paula Garb. Austrians: Development of a National Culture, Robert Rotenberg.
Badagas: Sometime Refugees in a New Land, Paul Hockings. Urban Mongols: Ethnicity in Communist China, William R. Jankowiak. Japan: Glimpses of Everyday Life, Margaret Lock. Han: Pastoralists and Farmers on a Chinese Frontier, Burton Pasternak. Nayars: Tradition and Change in Marriage and Family, N. Prabha Unnithan.
Africa and Middle East.
Yoruba: Political Representation in Old States and New Nations, Sandra T. Barnes. Kurds: A Culture Straddling National Borders, Annette Busby. Morocco: Adolescents in an Small Town, Susan Schaefer Davis. Glebo: Civilizing the Anthropologist, Mary H. Moran. Nandi: From Cattle-Keepers to Cash-Crop Farmers, Regina Smith Oboler. Efe: Investigating Food and Fertility in the Ituri Forest, Nadine R. Peacock and Robert C. Bailey. Kalahari San: Sometime Hunter-Gatherers, Edwin N. Wilmsen.
Australian Aboriginies: An Adolescent Mother and Her Family, Victoria K. Burbank. Rotuma: Interpreting a Wedding, Alan Howard and Jan Rensel. Yap: Changing Roles of Men and Women, Sherwood G. Lingenfelter. Mundugumor: Sex and Temperament Revisited, Nancy A. McDowell. Konda Valley Dani: Marriage, Politics, and War, Denise O.Brien. Abelam: Giant Yams and Cycles of Sex, Warfare, and Ritual, Richard Scaglion. Kanaky: Developing a Nation in the South Pacific, Donna Winslow.
III. CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH.
Building a Dream: International Communities in Anthropological and Historical Perspective, Jonathan G. Andelson. Women's Movements and Feminism, Florence E. Babb. Variation in Economy, Richard E. Blanton. Variations in Sexual Attitudes, Norms, and Practices, Gwen J. Broude. Adolescent Socialization and Initiation Ceremonies, Victoria K. Burbank. Universal and Variable Patterns of Gender Difference, Carol R. Ember. On Cross-Cultural Research, Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember. Crime: Variations across Cultures and Nations, Rosemary Gartner. Varieties of Marital Relationships, Lewellyn Hendrix. Diverse Contexts of Human Infancy, Barry S. Hewlett. Is There Caste Outside of India?, Morton Klass. Universals and Variation in Religious Belief and Practice, James G. Matlock. Family and Household: Who Lives There, Why Does it Vary, and Why is it Important?, Burton Pasternak. Variation in Stratification, Peter N. Peregrine. Do the Wrong Thing: Variation in Deviance, Douglas Raybeck. Political Participation, Marc Howard Ross. Law and Society, Richard Scaglion. The Status of Women, Alice Schlegel. Urbanism and Urbanization, Walter P. Zenner and George Gmelch.