It is not too soon to begin celebrating the centenary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees American women the right to vote. Already, our news media are reporting on local celebrations of the growing gender equality in the U.S. that the amendment symbolized, which will presumably culminate on the actual anniversary […]

Over the past 40 years, anthropologists who study hunter-gatherers, especially the Ju/’hoansi, have vigorously debated various theories about the nature of those societies. In a recent issue of the journal Anthropos, Mathias Guenther, a scholar who has done research on the San people of western Botswana, reviews the history and current theoretical issues relating to […]