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Behavioral Anthropology: Toward an Integrated Science of Human Behavior
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BEHAVIORAL ANTHROPOLOGY: TOWARD AN INTEGRATED SCIENCE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR

PAPERBACK BY GRAVES, THEODORE D.

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9780759105737
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PAGES
426 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
20 FEB 2004

DESCRIPTION

Behavioral Anthropology is a unique introductory text that combines an intellectual biography with an overview of the methodological principles of cross-cultural research. Each chapter deals with a specific methodological issue: research design; the role of theory; strategies for measuring behavior; psychological or situational variables; samples and surveys simple and complex methods of data analysis and interpretation. For those interested in the behavioral approach, this book will be a valuable reference and teaching tool.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1: What is Behavioral Anthropology? Chapter 3 2: Becoming a Behavioral Anthropologist Chapter 4 3: Measuring Behavior Chapter 5 4: Simple Data Analysis Chapter 6 5: Research Design Chapter 7 6: Measuring Psychological Variables Chapter 8 7: Social Channeling Behavior Chapter 9 8: Samples and Surveys Chapter 10 9: Direct Observations of Behavior Chapter 11 10: A Different Kind of Ethnography Chapter 12 11: Interplay between Theory and Research Chapter 13 12: Multivariate Analysis and Causal Inferences Chapter 14 13: Research and Application Chapter 15 14: Anthropology in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 16 Appendix A: Navajo Urban Relocation Research Survey Questionnaire Chapter 17 Appendix B: A Test of Need-Achievement for Young Male Navajo Indians, Scoring Manual