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The Character of Human Institutions: Robin Fox and the Rise of Biosocial Science

Michael Egan, editor
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London, UK : Transaction Publishers, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781412853774, 141285377X
Contents
  • This guy, Fox / Lionel Tiger
  • A tribute and personal thanks / Michael T. Mcguire
  • Popularity and drink
  • Writing popular anthropology / Kate Fox
  • Drink and duty: extreme drinking rituals in the british army / Anne Fox
  • Laughter and happiness
  • Understanding laughter / Sir Antony Jay
  • Joyous equal and free: conditions of felicity in human organizations / Charles Macdonald
  • Kinship and incest
  • Kinship constructed us: the implications of primate studies for cultural anthropology / Linda Stone
  • Lighting the red lamp of incest / Alexandra Maryanski and Jonathan Turner
  • Darwin and cousin marriage in england / Adam Kuper
  • Self and epic
  • The image of the good imperial education / Alan Macfarlane
  • The ethnography of the self
  • Anthropologists? autobiographies / David Jenkins
  • The universal epic: a research challenge / Frederick Turner
  • Nature and society
  • From human nature to human society: why anthropology cannot ignore biological constants / Bernard Chapais
  • The changing nature of human nature / H. Dieter Steklis
  • Science and anti-science in anthropology: a look back / Melvin J. Konner
  • Finale
  • The consumerist cosmos / Howard Bloom
  • Last word: the razors edge / Robin Fox.
Description
xi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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