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1969 - "Patterns of Authority and Superordination in Lower Class Urban Domiciles." Research proposal submitted to the National Science Foundation. Unpublished manuscript.
1970 - "Referential Ambiguity in the Calculus of Brazilian Racial Identity." Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 26:1-14.
1971 - "Comments on Alan Heston's 'An Approach to the Sacred Cow of India." Current Anthropology 12: 199-201
1972 - "Portugal's Contribution to the Underdevelopment of Africa and Brazil." In Ronald Chilcote, ed., Protest and Resistance in Angola and Brazil Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 209-223
1974 - "Reply to Corry Azzi." Current Anthropology 15: 323.
1975 - "Why a Perfect Knowledge of All the Rules That One Must Know in Order to Act Like a Native Cannot Lead to a Knowledge of How Natives Act." Journal of Anthropological Research 30: 242-251
1976 - "Levi-Strauss et La Palourde." L'Homme 16: 5 - 22.
1976 - "History and Significance of the Emic/Etic Distinction." Annual Review of Anthropology 5:329-50.
1977 - "Why Men Dominate Women" New York Times Magazine, date:( )
1980 - "History and Ideological Significance of the Separation of Social and Cultural Anthropology." In Beyond the Myths of Culture: Essays in Cultural Materialism, edited by Eric Ross, 391-407. New York: Academic Press
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1987 - "Cultural Materialism: Alarums and Excursions." In Waymarks: The Notre Dame Inaugural lectures in Anthropology
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1991 - "Anthropology: Ships that Crash in the Night." In Perspectives on Social Science: The Colorado Lectures, edited by Richard Jessor, 70-114. Boulder, CO: Westview.
1992 - "Distinguished Lecture: Anthropology and the Theoretical and Paradigmatic Significance of the Collapse of the Soviet and European Communism." American Anthropologist 94:295-305.
"Who are the Whites?" Social Forces 72: 451-62.
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1994 - "Cultural Materialism is Alive and Well and Won't Go Away Until Something Better Comes Along. In Assessing Cultural Anthropology, edited by Robert Borofsky. New York: McGraw Hill.