SOCIOCULTURAL THEORY THROUGH TIME - 1970


Anthropology in 1970

C. M. Marquette



THE HOT DEPARTMENTS

Mainstream

  1. University of California
  2. New York University
  3. Cambridge
  4. Oxford
  5. Yale

Marginal

  1. Stanford
  2. Australian National University
  3. University of Stockholm
  4. University of Uppsala
  5. Cornell

THE MAJOR THEMES IN JOURNALS by NUMBER OF ARTICLES

MAINSTREAM
Social organization/kinship

Ritual and myth

Physical anthropology

Archaeology

Religion

MARGINS
Social organization/kinship
Ritual and myth
Archaeology
Religion
Cognitive/Psychological Anthropology
Ethnohistory

THE MAJOR SUB-DISCIPLINES
by affiliation of Authors in 3 major Journals

1 Social organization and kinship

2 Linguistics

3 Religion

4 Physical anthropology

5 Cognitive/Psychological
6 Economic anthropology
7 Social and cultural change
8 Ritual and myth
9 Archaeology
10 Social and Cultural Anthropology

KEY THEMES IN ANTHROPOLOGY DURING 1970
Some examples of titles in the major and marginal anthropology journal reviewed in 1970 are as follows.

Mainstream journals :

What Have We Learned From Cross-cultural Surveys?

Ethnographic Salvage and the Shaping of Anthropology

Economic Development and Conflicting Values: A Social Experiment

Species problem: 19th Century Concept of Racial Inferiority.

Symbolic Separation Among the Diola-Fogny

Magic: A Problem in Semantics

Death and Kinship in Hinduism

Spheres of Inheritance

Adolescent Social Attitudes

Navajo Film-Makers

Personal Adjustment of Navajo Migrants

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Marginal journals:

Personal Shrines at Afikpo

Lappish Decision, Partnerships, Information, Management, and Sanctions

Maenge Remedies and Conception of Disease

Structural Model of Ngawbe Marriage

Social Organization of Chontal Maya

Determinants and Choice in Adoption and Fosterage on Bellona Island

Marriage and Malevolence: Uses of Sexual Opposition in a Hindu Pantheon

Personal Shrines at Afikpo

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