American Anthropologist

Cover image for American Anthropologist

December 1984

Volume 86, Issue 4

Pages 837–1077

  1. Original Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. An Application of Dimensional Analysis in Cultural Anthropology (pages 854–884)

      Marion Lundy Dobbert, Dennis P. Mcguire, James J. Pearson and Kenneth Clarkson Taylor

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00030

    2. Navajo Attitudes Toward Development and Change: A Unified Ethnographic and Survey Approach to an Understanding of Their Future (pages 885–904)

      Mark Schoepfle, Michael Burton and Kenneth Begishe

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00040

    3. Terms for Kith and Kin (pages 905–926)

      Rita Smith Kipp

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00050

    4. The Misuse of Chayanov: “Chayanov's Rule” and Empiricist Bias in Anthropology (pages 927–942)

      Nicola Tannenbaum

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00060

  2. Review Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
  3. Research Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Consistency and Consensus among Informants: Disease Concepts in a Rural Mexican Village (pages 966–975)

      Susan C. Weller

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00100

  4. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Formative Period Political Differentiation in the Southern Valley of Mexico: A Comment on Steponaitis (pages 976–985)

      Neal W. Ackerly and Dennis L. Young

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00110

    2. Comment on Black's Review of Old Believers in Oregon (page 991)

      Ethel Dunn and Stephen Dunn

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00130

    3. Response to Dunn and Dunn (pages 991–993)

      Lydia Black

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00140

    4. Reply to Powers's Misreading of To Dance Is Human (pages 993–994)

      Judith Lynne Hanna

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00150

    5. Comments on “High Altitude Hypoxia, Culture, and Human Fecundity/Fertility” (pages 994–996)

      Amitabha Basu and Ranjan Gupta

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00160

    6. Response to Basu and Gupta (pages 996–997)

      Melvyn C. Goldstein, Cynthia M. Beall and Paljor Tsarong

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00170

  5. Book Review

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Cultural/Ethnology: Witnesses to a Vanishing America: The Nineteenth-Century Response. Lee Clark Mitchell (pages 998–999)

      Shepard Krech III

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00180

    2. Cultural/Ethnology: Shenfan. William Hinton (page 1002)

      E. N. Anderson Jr.

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00210

    3. Cultural/Ethnology: Karma: An Anthropological Inquiry. Charles F. Keyes and E. Valentine Daniel (pages 1002–1005)

      Melford Spiro

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00220

    4. Cultural/Ethnology: Japanese Society: Reappraisals and New Directions. Ross Mouer and Yoshio Sugimoto (pages 1005–1006)

      Theodore C. Bestor

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00230

    5. Cultural/Ethnology: Oriomo Papuans: Ecology of Sago Eaters in Lowland Papua. Ryutaro Ohtsuka (pages 1006–1007)

      Nancy McDowell

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00240

    6. Cultural/Ethnology: Jan Verschueren's Description of Yei-Nan Culture. J. Van Baal (pages 1007–1008)

      Robert Glasse

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00250

    7. Cultural/Ethnology: Two Tahitian Villages: A Study in Comparison. Douglas Oliver (pages 1008–1009)

      John Kirkpatrick

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00260

    8. Cultural/Ethnology: Atoll Economy: Social Change in Kiribati and Tuvalu: Tabiteuea North. W. H. Geddes (page 1009)

      Martin Silverman

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00270

    9. Archeology: Early Man in the New World. Richard Shutler (pages 1010–1011)

      Thomas F. Lynch

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00280

    10. Book Review (pages 1013–1016)

      John D. Speth

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00300

    11. Archeology: A Prehistory of Australia, New Guinea and Sahul. J. Peter White, with James F. O'Connell (pages 1018–1019)

      Virginia D. Watson

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00330

    12. Archeology: Paleoethnobotany of the Kameda Peninsula Jomon. Gary W. Crawford (pages 1019–1020)

      James Schoenwetter

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00340

    13. General/Theoretical: Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object. Johannes Fabian (pages 1023–1025)

      George E. Marcus

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00360

    14. General/Theoretical: Ruth Benedict: Patterns of a Life. Judith Schachter Modell (page 1025)

      L. L. Langness

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00370

    15. General/Theoretical: The Invention of Tradition. Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger (pages 1025–1026)

      Richard Handler

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00380

    16. General/Theoretical: People Without Government. Harold Barclay (pages 1028–1029)

      J. Brian Sheehan

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00400

    17. General/Theoretical: Theory and Practice: Essays Presented to Gene Weltfish. Stanley Diamond (pages 1029–1030)

      Charles Frantz

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00410

    18. General/Theoretical: Contexts of Behavior. Robert J. Maxwell (pages 1031–1032)

      Lynn Thomas

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00430

    19. Physical: The Australopithecine Face. Yoel Rak (pages 1033–1034)

      Henry M. McHenry

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00450

    20. Applied: Aging and Life Course Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Tamara K. Hareven and Kathleen J. Adams (page 1037)

      Melvyn C. Goldstein

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00480

    21. Applied: Other Cultures, Elder Years. Lowell D. Holmes (pages 1037–1038)

      Christie W. Kiefer

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00490

    22. Applied: Assault on Paradise. Conrad Phillip Kottak (pages 1038–1039)

      Carol E. Hill

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00500

    23. Applied: Cultural Conceptions of Mental Health and Therapy. Anthony J. Marsella and Geoffrey M. White (pages 1039–1040)

      Barbara Gallatin Anderson

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00510

  6. Applied

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Applied: Transnationals and the Third World: The Struggle for Culture. Armand Mattelart (pages 1040–1041)

      Graham Clarke

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00520

  7. Book Review

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Linguistics: A Grammar of Kiowa. Laurel J. Watkins (pages 1043–1044)

      Marianne Mithun

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00550

    2. Linguistics: The Mirror, the Rabbit, and the Bundle. Linda Schele and Jeffrey H. Miller (pages 1044–1045)

      John S. Henderson

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00560

    3. Linguistics: A Grammar of Mam, A Mayan Language. Nora C. England (pages 1045–1046)

      Louanna Furbee

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00570

    4. Linguistics: The History of the Fijian Languages. Paul A. Geraghty (page 1047)

      Joel M. Maring

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00590

    5. Linguistics: Ways with Words. Shirley Brice Heath (pages 1047–1048)

      Martha C. Ward

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00600

  8. Film Review

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Article
    3. Review Article
    4. Research Report
    5. Commentaries
    6. Book Review
    7. Applied
    8. Book Review
    9. Film Review
    1. Israel in Antiquity: From David to Herod. A permanent exhibit at The Jewish Museum (pages 1049–1050)

      Roger S. Boraas

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00610

    2. Men's Lives. 1976. A film by Josh Hanig and Will Roberts (pages 1050–1051)

      Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00620

    3. Between Men. 1979. A film by Will Roberts (pages 1051–1052)

      Stanley Brandes

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00630

    4. Jocelyn, Facing Death at 17 with Strong Faith. 1981. Produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (pages 1052–1053)

      Christine Lemieux

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00640

    5. Chillysmith Farm. 1981. A film by Mark Jury and Dan Jury (pages 1053–1054)

      Christine Lemieux

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00650

    6. Hospice. 1979. Produced by Frank Moynihan (page 1054)

      Christine Lemieux

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00660

    7. Poletown Lives 1983. A film by George Corsetti, Jeanie Wylie, and Richard Wieske (pages 1054–1056)

      Sally Engle Merry

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00670

    8. Dudley Carter. 1982. Produced and directed by Abby Sher (pages 1056–1057)

      Linda A. Bennett

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00680

    9. In Memory of the Land and the People. 1982. A film by Robert Gates (pages 1057–1058)

      Elizabeth A. Lawrence

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00690

    10. A Cowhand's Song: Crisis on the Range. 1982. A film by Gwendolyn Clancy and Nancy Kelly (pages 1058–1059)

      Elizabeth A. Lawrence

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00700

    11. Return to Sovereignty. 1983. Produced by Donald D. Stull and directed by David M. Kendall (pages 1059–1060)

      Louise Lamphere

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00710

    12. Letter from an Apache. 1982. A film by Barbara Wilk (pages 1060–1061)

      Philip J. Greenfeld

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00720

    13. Haa Shagoon. 1983. A film by Joseph Kawaky (page 1062)

      Mark S. Fleisher

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00740

    14. Tarahumara: Racers Against Time. 1981. Produced and directed by Barnett Addis (page 1063)

      Dwight B. Heath

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00750

    15. The House That Giacomo Built. 1983. A film by Donald S. Pitkin and Bill Anderson (pages 1063–1064)

      David I. Kertzer

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00760

    16. Sogow, Bambara Masks. 1983. Produced by Catherine De Clippel and directed by Jean-Paul Colleyn (page 1066)

      Sidney Littlefield Kasfir

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00780

    17. Witchcraft among the Azande. 1981. Produced by Granada Television International (pages 1066–1067)

      Philip Leis

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00790

    18. Churchical Chants of the Nyabingi. 1983. Production arranged by Elliott Leib. Stereophonic (pages 1067–1069)

      John Homiak

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00800

    19. Master Musicians of Jahjouka. 1983. Produced and directed by Michael Mendizza (pages 1069–1070)

      Dale F. Eickelman

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00810

    20. Death Is Afraid of Us. 1980. Produced by Granada Television and Novosti (pages 1070–1071)

      Lydia Black

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00820

    21. Courts and Councils. 1981. A film by Ron Hess (pages 1071–1072)

      Eva Friedlander

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00830

    22. The Fragile Mountain. 1982. A film by Sandra Nichols (pages 1072–1073)

      Linda Stone

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00840

    23. Buddhism in China. 1983. Produced and directed by Wan-go Weng (page 1074)

      Kathleen McDermott

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00860

    24. First Contact. 1983. A film by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson (pages 1076–1077)

      Terence E. Hays

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1984.86.4.02a00880

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