Publications

 

Gottlieb C.V., 11-4-16

Recent Work

Gottlieb, A Hero for Our-All Time (Consul of Bordeaux)

Crossing Religious Borders: Jews & Cabo Verdeans

Lusophoning Mande Studies: Perspectives from the Cape Verde Islands & Their 550-Year Diaspora

Jews in/and/of Africa: New Research in Cape Verde and the Cape Verdean Diaspora

Religious Diversity in the Cabo Verdean Community

Anthropological Writing

Is It Time to Detach from Attachment Theory?

Crib, Lap, or Back? What Sleeping (and Awake) Babies Tell Us about How Culture Matters

 

Different Faces of Attachment-Front Cover copy

Research Papers & Articles

Americans’ Vacations

American Premenstrual Syndrome: A Mute Voice

Babies as Ancestors, Babies as Spirits: The Culture of Infancy in West Africa

Beyond the Lonely Anthropologist: Collaboration in Research and Writing

Blood (Symbolic)

Cousin Marriage, Birth and Gender: Alliance Models among the Beng of Ivory Coast

Dancing a Jig with Genre

Deconstructing the Notion of Education: A View from West Africa

Do Infants Have Religion? The Spiritual Lives of Beng Babies

Ethnography–Theory and Methods

Falling into Trust

Grasping the Nature of Pictures

Hyenas and Heteroglossia: Myth and Ritual among the Beng of Côte d’Ivoire

Infants, Ancestors and the Afterlife: Fieldwork’s Family Values in Rural West Africa

Interpreting Gender and Sexuality

Loggers v. Spirits in the Beng Forest, Côte d’Ivoire–Competing Models

Luring Your Child into this Life

Mad to Be Modern

Our Village Needs Chairs

The Perils of Popularizing Anthropology

Promoting an Anthropology of Infants: Some Personal Reflections

Quiet Crisis Building in the Horn of Africa

Revising the Text, Revisioning the Field: Reciprocity over the Long Term

Secrets and Society

Sex, Fertility and Menstruation among the Beng of the Ivory Coast: A Symbolic Analysis

Who Minds the Baby?

Witches, Kings, and the Sacrifice of Identity

 

A & J Work on Sofa, Marbach Castle, Germany, 8-29-15

My colleague Judy DeLoache and I spent a delightful week at Marbach Castle (in Öhningen, Germany) in late August 2015, with support from the Jacobs Foundation (based in Zurich), for a luxurious writing retreat–working on final stages of the new edition of A World of Babies.