Table of contents for Morality : an anthropological perspective / Jarrett Zigon.

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Contents
Introduction	1
	Some Early Works in the Anthropology of Moralities	4
	Relativism	9
	Outline of Book	19
Part IThe Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of the 
Anthropological Studies of Morality
1	The Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Social 
	Scientific Studies of Morality ¿ From Plato and Aristotle to 
	Durkheim, Weber, and Foucault	23
	Philosophical Theories of Morality	23
	The Roots of a Social Scientific Theory of Morality	32
	Some Final Words	45
Part IIReligion and Law
2	Religion	49
	Witchcraft	49
	Moral Consciousness and the Ethics of Self	52
	Change, Religion, and Moralities	59
	Some Final Words	63
3	Law	65
	State and Law	66
	Moral Economies, Inequality, and Property	70
	Human Rights	75
	Some Final Words	79
Case Study 1Moral Torment in Papua New Guinea	81
Part IIISexuality, Gender, and Health
4	Gender and Sexuality	87
	Gender and Moralities	87
	Sexuality	95
	Family, Children, and Morality	102
	Some Final Words	106
5	Illness, Health, and Medicine	107
	The Morality of Biomedicine	107
	HIV/AIDS and Morality	111
	Narrative and Medical Encounters	117
	Bioethics	121
	Some Final Words	125
Case Study 2Morality and Women¿s Health in Post-Soviet Russia	127
Part IVLanguage, Narrative, and Discourse
6	Language, Discourse, and Narrative	133
	Discourse, Performativity, and Moral Communication	133
	Narrative	146
	Some Final Words	152
Case Study 3 Narratives of moral experience in Moscow	155
Part VClosing
7	Some Closing Words	161
	Morality and Ethics	162
References	167
Index	179

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ethics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Anthropology -- Psychology.
Anthropological ethics.