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Comparative Experimental Evidence from Machiguenga, Mapuche, Huinca, and American Populations

Joseph Henrich and Natalie Smith

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Experimental results are reported from Ultimatum and Public Goods Games performed among the Machiguenga of the Peruvian Amazon, the Mapuche and Huinca of southern Chile, and US control groups in Los ... More


Uganda: The Social and Economic Costs of Conflict

John Mary Matovu and Frances Stewart

in War and Underdevelopment

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241880
eISBN:
9780191696978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241880.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Uganda has had a harsh, conflict-ridden history since 1962. These conflicts were the outcome of complex interactions across ethnic, regional, and religions divisions. Underlying these distinctions ... More


Socio-economic confounding

D. J. Jolley, B. Jarman, and P. Elliott

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews methods used to quantify ecological differences in the socio-economic status of areas, with reference to the literature on inequalities in health in Britain and elsewhere. It ... More


Introduction

Patricia Buckley Ebrey

in Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the relation between marriage and social, political, and economic inequalities. Inequality has not been a neglected ... More


The Role of Economic Culture in Social Interdependence: Consequences for Social Exclusion Experiences

Ayşe K Uskul and Harriet Over

in Socio-Economic Environment and Human Psychology: Social, Ecological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190492908
eISBN:
9780190879853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492908.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses economic group differences in responses to social exclusion in children and adults. It begins by outlining evidence that different economies give rise to different habits and ... More


Cosmopolitanism Goes to Class

Walter Benn Michaels

in Cosmopolitanisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Walter Benn Michaels argues that the salient issue should not be the debate between cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism, but rather the choice of cultural difference over economic difference that ... More


Accommodating Differences

Jill M. Bystydzienski

in Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines strategies of accommodation. Economic class differences and related cultural expectations in particular are a source of tension for more than half of the couples in this study. ... More


Media and Identity in Africa

Kimani Njogu and John F M Middleton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Studies of the media in Africa, incorporating both African and international perspectives, are few. The thirty chapters collected here were presented as papers at a seminar organised and hosted by ... More


The Imperatives of Economic Interest and National Identity

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.14
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the major factor making for sectional division in the United States—the proportion of Negroes in the population. By the 1790s it was clear that slavery was going to survive ... More


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