ERIC Number: ED044994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
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Readings in Cross-Cultural Methodology.
Moore, Frank W., Ed.
This anthology gives a view of the development of comparative cross-cultural study and presents the basic theoretical and methodological problems involved, together with some discussion of the progress to date in solving these problems. Four classifications on development, theory, sample, and method include selected articles on: (1) investigating the development of institutions, (2) material culture and social institutions of simpler peoples, (3) the cross-cultural survey, (4) comparisons in cultural anthropology, (5) universal categories of culture, (6) social anthropology and method of controlled comparison, (7) society, culture, and the human organism, (8) statistical methods in social anthropology, (9) world ethnographic sample, (10) two solutions to Galton's problem, and (11) several articles on cross-cultural methods. (RL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Sciences, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cross Sectional Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Foreign Culture, International Education, Language Classification, Languages, Scientific Methodology, Sociocultural Patterns
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Authoring Institution: Human Relations Area Files, Inc., New Haven, CT.