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Choice and morality in anthropological perspective : essays in honor of Derek Freeman

Author: Derek Freeman; George N Appell; T N Madan
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Named Person: Derek Freeman; Derek Freeman; Derek Freeman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Freeman; George N Appell; T N Madan
ISBN: 0887066062 9780887066061
OCLC Number: 15489118
Description: xv, 248 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction --
Derek Freeman : Notes Toward an Intellectual Biography / G.N. Appell and T.N. Madan --
Introduction to the Essays / G.N. Appell --
Part II. Theoretical Constructs, Meaning, and the Analysis of Choice Behavior --
Emergent Structuralism: The Design of an Inquiry System to Delineate the Production and Reduction of Social Forms / G.N. Appell --
From Choice to Meaning / George Devereux --
Corpus Morale Collectivum : Social Anthropology Without Tears? / Peter Lawrence --
The Morality of Exchange / D.K. Feil --
Part III. Filial Ambivalence and the Moral Order in Choice Behavior --
Like Father, Like Son : Filial Ambivalence and the Death of Fathers in Kalauna / Michael W. Young --
The Son as Savior : A Hindu View of Choice and Morality / T.N. Madan --
Part IV. The Dialectic Between Destiny and Decision : Nomothetic and Ideographic Conceptions of Anthropology --
The Ethnographer's Choices / Gilbert H. Herdt --
In the Thrown World : Destiny and Decision in the Thought of Traditional Africa / Michael Jackson --
Part V. Biological Givens and Symbol Choice --
The Fetal and Natal Origins of Circumcision and Other Rebirth Symbols / Michael A.H.B. Walter.
Responsibility: edited by G.N. Appell and T.N. Madan.

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