New Book: The Scope of Anthropology

The Scope of Anthropology: Maurice Godelier’s Work in Context
Edited by Laurent Dousset and Serge Tcherkézoff

Laurent Dousset and Serge Tcherkézoff

Chapter 1. Some Things You Say, Some Things You Dissimulate, and Some Things You Keep To Yourself: Linguistic and Material Exchange in the Construction of Melanesian Societies – Joel Robbins

Chapter 2. The Enigma of Christian Conversion: Exchange and the Emergence of New Great Men among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea – John Barker

Chapter 3. Alienating the Inalienable: Marriage and Money in a Big-man Society –
Polly Wiessner

Chapter 4. Anthropology and the Future of Sexuality Studies: An Essay in Honour of Maurice Godelier – Gilbert Herdt

Chapter 5. Material and Immaterial Relations: Gender, Rank and Christianity in Vanuatu – Margaret Jolly

Chapter 6. The Making of Chiefs: Hereditary Succession, Personal Agency and Exchange in North Mekeo Chiefdoms – Mark S. Mosko

Chapter 7. What is left out in Kinship – Robert H. Barnes

Chapter 8. Maurice Godelier and the Asiatic Mode – Jack Goody

Chapter 9. The Dialectic of Cosmopolitanization and Indigenization in the Contemporary World System: Contradictory Configurations of Class and Culture – Jonathan Friedman


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