Publications from faculty in Anthropology/Sociology

Thomas Gallagher, Professor

Church Directory of the Lancaster County Amish. In association with Katie Beiler, Pequea Publishers, 2002. Volume 1, 372 pp.; Volume 2, 441 pp.

Needs Assessment Survey for the North Penn United Way. Co-authored with Regina Smith Oboler. 1998.

Church Directory of the Lancaster County Amish. In association with Katie Beiler, Pequea Publishers, 1996. Volume 1, 320 pp.; Volume 2, 322 pp.

"Occupational Folklife," Pennsylvania Folklife, Winter 1995-96, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 50-53.

"The Old Order Amish," Pennsylvania Folklife, Spring 1994, Vol. 43, No.3. University. pp. 98-105.

Review of John Hostetler’s Amish Society, fourth edition. For the Journal of Church and State, Baylor University. 1994.

"Tourism and the Old Order Amish,"with Mindy Brandt. Pennsylvania Folklife, Winter 1993-1994, Vol. 43, No. 2. pp. 71-75.

“Causes of Diversity Between Old Order Amish Settlements,” Pennsylvania Folklife, Autumn 1993, Vol. 43, No.1.

"Vargas Llosa, The Storyteller, and the Premature Demise of Ethnography," MACLAS Essays VI, 1993, Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies.

"The Myth of Reality and the Reality of Myth as Reflected in the Popol Vuh," MACLAS Essays IV, Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies. 1991.

Clinging to the Past or Preparing for the Future? The Structure of Selective Modernization Among Old Order Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1982.

Regina Oboler, Professor

“Nature Religion as a Cultural System? Sources of Environmentalist Action and Rhetoric in a Contemporary Pagan Community.” The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies 6.1:86-106 (2004).

“The Couvade.” The Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinity. Ed. Michael Kimmel. (2004)

“Nandi.” The Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender.Vol. 2. Ed. Carol Ember and Melvin Ember. New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files Press (2003) 716-724.

Review of Michael L. Fleisher, Kuria Cattle Raiders: Violence and Vigilantism on the Tanzania/Kenya Frontier. African Studies Review 45: 84-85, 2002.

“Law and Persuasion in the Elimination of Female Genital Modification.” Human Organization 60(4):311-318, Winter, 2001.

“Accepted Strategies for the Eradication of Female Genital Modification: Law, Persuasion, and the Problem of Cultural Sensitivity.” Human Organization. (Peer reviewed.)

Report: North Penn United Way Needs Assessment Survey. Collegeville, PA: Ursinus College. (Co‑author.) 1998.

Nandi: From Cattle‑Keepers to Cash‑Crop Farmers. In Melvin Ember, Carol R. Ember, and David Levinson, eds. Portraits of Culture: Ethnographic Originals. Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. (Invited.) 1997.

Whose Cows Are They, Anyway?: Ideology and Behavior in Nandi Cattle Ownership" and Control. Human Ecology

24: 255‑272. (Peer reviewed.) 1996.

The Nandi and Other Kalenjin. In John Middleton & Amal Rassam, eds. The Encyclopedia of World Cultures: Africa. New York: G.K. Hall for the Human Relations Area Files. (Invited.) 1995.

The House‑Property Complex in African Social Organization. AFRICA: The Journal of the International African Institute 64: 342‑358. (Peer reviewed.) 1994.

Is the Female Husband a Man?: Woman‑woman Marriage Among the Nandi of Kenya. In William Haviland, ed. Talking About People: Readings in Contemporary Cultural Anthropology. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co. (Republication – originally published 1980.) 1992.

Gender Imagery in the Popol Vuh and Gender in Mayan Culture. MACLAS Latin American Essays 4: 11‑22. 1991

For Better or Worse: Anthropologists and Husbands in the Field. In Tony Whitehead and Mary Ellen Conaway, eds., Self, Sex, andGender in Fieldwork. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. 1986.

Nandi Widows. In Betty Potash, ed., Widows in African Societies: Choices and Constraints. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 1986.

Women, Power, and Economic Change: The Nandi of Kenya. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. (Peer reviewed.) 1985.

Is the Female Husband a Man?: Woman/Woman Marriage Among the Nandi of Kenya.

Ethnology 19: 69‑88. (Peer reviewed.) 1980. Mothers and Daughters in a Blue‑Collar Neighborhood in Urban America. South Atlantic Urban Studies 1: Jack R. Censer and N. Steven Steinert, eds. 1977.

Work and Leisure in Modern Nandi: Preliminary Results of a Study of Time Allocation. Working Paper No. 324, Institute for Development Studies, Nairobi, Kenya. 1977.

The Economic Rights of Nandi Women. Working Paper No. 328, Institute for Development Studies, Nairobi, Kenya. 1977.

Women's Liberation: An Anthropological View. Pittsburgh, PA: KNOW, Inc. (Co‑author) 1971.