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Tom E. Fricke

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Professor & Chair, Anthropology.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Dr. Fricke's interests include anthropological demography, social change, and the family and fertility in Nepal and South and East Asia. His current research projects include a study of economy, family change, and fertility in Nepal; an analysis of social organization, women's status, and the marital context of fertility among the Tamang of Nepal; and work on social change, the family and fertility in Taiwan.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Hoey, B.A., and Tom E. Fricke. 2007. "From sweet potatoes to God Almight - Roy Rappaport on being hedgehog." American Ethnologist, 34(3): 581-599. DOI. Abstract.

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