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Tom E. Fricke's Select Publications

Books

Fricke, Tom E. 1994. Himalayan Households: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes. Columbia University Press. Abstract.

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.

Fricke, Tom E. 2006. "Mystery and Manners: A Conversation with Robert Coles." Michigan Quarterly Review, 45(1): 7-26.

Fricke, Tom E. 2006. "Imagining Yhebe: Of friendship and the field." Michigan Quarterly Review, 45(1): 197-217.

Fricke, Tom E. 2003. "Culture and Causality: An Anthropological Comment." Population and Development Review, 29(3): 470-479. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E. 2002. "Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect." Population and Development Review, 28(1): 149-150.

Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Studying West River." LSA Magazine, 23(2): 4-9.

Fricke, Tom E., Arland Thornton, and Dilli R. Dahal. 1998. "Netting in Nepal: Social Change, the Life Course, and Brideservice in Sangila." Human Ecology, 26(2): 213-237. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E. 1997. "The uses of culture in demographic research: A continuing place for community studies." Population and Development Review, 23(4): 825-832.

Axinn, William G., and Tom E. Fricke. 1996. "Community Context, Women's Natal Kin Ties, and Demand for Children: Macro-Micro Linkages in Social Demography." Rural Sociology, 61(2): 249-271. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E., and Jay D. Teachman. 1993. "Writing the Names: Marriage Style, Living Arrangements, and First Birth Interval in a Nepali Society." Demography, 30(2): 175-88. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Tom E. Fricke, William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1993. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with Their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." American Anthropologist, 95(2): 395-419. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Dahal, Dilli R., Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. 1993. "The Family Contexts of Marriage Timing in Nepal." Ethnology, 32(4): 305-23. Abstract.

Axinn, William G., Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. 1991. "The Microdemographic Community-Study Approach: Improving Survey Data by Integrating the Ethnographic Method." Sociological Methods and Research, 20(2): 187-217. DOI. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E. 1990. "Darwinian Transitions? A Comment." Population and Development Review, 16(1): 107-19. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E., Arland Thornton, and Dilli R. Dahal. 1990. "Family Organization and the Wage Labor Transition in a Tamang Community of Nepal." Human Ecology, 18: 283-313. Abstract.

Chapters

Fricke, Tom E. 2005. "Taking culture seriously : making the social survey ethnographic." In Discovering successful pathways in children's development: mixed methods in the study of childhood and family life edited by Thomas S Weisner. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, Tom E. Fricke, and Duane Alwin. 2001. "Values and Beliefs in the Lives of Children and Families." In The Well-Being of Children and Families: Research and Data Needs edited by Arland Thornton. Pp. 215-243. Ann Arbor, MI: Univeristy of Michigan Press.

Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Home Work." In Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda edited by Mary Margaret Overbey and Kathryn Marie Dudley. Pp. 52-56. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association.

Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Cultural Dilemmas in Changing Work and Family Life in the United States." In Balancing Acts: Easing the Burdens and Improving the Options for Working Families edited by Eileen Appelbaum. Pp. 37-47. Washington DC : Economic Policy Institute.

Yang, L.S., Arland Thornton, and Tom E. Fricke. 2000. "Religion and Family Formation in Transitional Taiwan: The Decline of Ancestral Authority." In Family, Religion and Social Change in Diverse Societies edited by S.K. Houseknecht and J.G. Pankhurst. Pp. 121-146. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

PSC Reports

Fricke, Tom E. "Culture Theory and Population Process: Toward a Thicker Demography." PSC Research Report No. 95-335. 7 1995. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E., and Arland Thornton. "Social Change, Community Context, and the Transformation of Marriage Alliance among the Tamang of Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 94-308. 5 1994. Abstract.

Dahal, Dilli R., Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. "The Family Contexts of Marriage Timing: Women's Entry into First Marriage in a Central Himalayan Village of Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 93-284. 8 1993. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E. "Political Economy and Fertility: History, Culture, and Demographic Events in a Central Himalayan Village." PSC Research Report No. 92-267. 12 1992. Abstract.

Fricke, Tom E., William G. Axinn, and Arland Thornton. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." PSC Research Report No. 92-265. 11 1992. Abstract.

Other Reports

Fricke, Tom E. 2002. "HABITS OF THE HEARTLAND: CHANGING WORK-FAMILY CULTURES." CEEL Working Paper 033-02Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for the Ethnography of Everday Life.

Fricke, Tom E. 2001. "The Farming Family: Work, Character, and Change in Rural America." CEEL Working PaperAnn Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for the Ethnography of Everyday Life.

Fricke, Tom E. 2001. "Taking culture seriously: making the social survey ethnographic." CEEL Working Paper 022-01Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for Ethnography of Everyday Life.