Selected Publications

1971 “Baking and Roasting: A Compact Demonstration of a Cultural Code,” in American Anthropologist, 70:5:1046.

1971 “The Punjabi Kinship Terminology as a Semantic System,” in American Anthropologist, 73:3:545-554.

1972 Information and Behavior in a Sikh Village.  Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.  (South Asian edition published by Oxford University Press, Ltd.)

1974 Frontiers of Anthropology. Senior author and editor, with B.F. Campbell, C. Cronin, G. DeVos, W. A. Longacre, M. McClaran, F. T. Plog, J. H. Prost, and R. Wagner.  New York: D. Van Nostrand Company.

1979 Man, Mind, and Science: A History of Anthropology.  New York: Columbia University Press.

1981 “The Green Revolution in a Panjab Village: 1965-1978,” in Pacific Affairs Quarterly, 53:4:617-625.

1983 “The Green Revolution and Cultural Change in a Panjab Village, 1965 – 1978.” Economic Development and Cultural Change. 31:2:227–270.

1983 Articles on “Franz Boas,” Lucien Levy-Bruhl,” “G. H. Mead,” “E. E. Evans-Pritchard,” “Meyer Fortes,” “Talcott Parsons,” “A. R. Radcliffe-Brown,” A. L. Kroeber,” and “W. I. Thomas.” in Elizabeth Levine, Michael Held, James Vinson and George Walsh, eds, Thinkers of the 20th Century: A Biographical, Bibliographical and Critical Dictionary.   London: Macmillan.

1984 Song of Hope: The Green Revolution in a Panjab Village.  Rutgers University Press.

1985 “The Punjab Crisis” in Asian Survey. 25:5:475-498.

1989 “Singer, Kant, and the Semiotic Self.” in G. Urban and B. Lee, eds. Semiotics, Self, and Society.  Approaches to Semiotics. T. Sebeok, general editor. The Hague: Mouton. pp. 171-192.

1992 “Irrigation and Authority in Rajasthan” Ethnology. April:115-132.

1995 “Agricultural Societies and Farming Systems.” In The Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology. Human Relations Area Files, Yale University. Lakeville: American Reference Publishing Co.

1997 “Local Control versus Technocracy: The Bangladesh Flood Response Study.” Journal of International Affairs, Summer 1997, 51, no. 1.: 179-200.

1998    Pragmatism and Development: the Prospect for Pluralism in the Third World. New Haven: Bergen and Garvey.

2002  “The Green Revolution: South Asia” in Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. David Levinthal, ed. Berkener/Scribners Publications.

2002    “Agriculture: South Asia” in Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. David Levinthal, ed. Berkener/Scribners Publications.

2003   “Ethnography and Pragmatism” in Alfonso Morales, ed. Renascent Pragmatism. Aldershot: Ashgate. Pp. 92:117.

2003   “Pragmatic Legal Norms” in Alfonso Morales, ed. Renascent Pragmatism. Aldershot: Ashgate. Pp. 72:91.

2004    “What is “Formal” Analysis?”  In Mathematical Modeling and Anthropology: Its Rationale, Past Successes and Future Directions, published as special issue of Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal, the journal of the Austrian Society for Cybernetics and Systems Theory. Dwight Read, editor. Taylor and Francis.

2004    “The Message is the Medium: Language, Culture and Informatics” In Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 1.  (Proceedings of the  17th European Meetings of Cybernetics and Systems Research).  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies. This paper was awarded the Best Paper of Symposium prize for its symposium and Best Paper of the Meetings  Prize.

2004    Agricultural Societies. In Encyclopedia of World History. David Levinthal, general ed. Berkshire Publishing Group.

2005     “Romanticism, Meaning, and Science” in Language, Culture and the Individual: A Tribute to Paul Friedrich.  Catherine O’neil (University of Denver), Mary Scoggin (Humbolt University), and Kevin Tuite (U. of Montreal), eds.  Munich Lincom Europa.

2005    “The Message is the Medium: Language, Culture and Informatics” Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal, the journal of the Austrian Society for Cybernetics Studies, Vienna. Dwight Read, Michael Fischer, and Stephen Lyon eds. Taylor and Francis. Volume 36:8:903-917. November, 2005.

2006    “Law and Society” in Encyclopedia of Anthropology.  James Birx, editor. Sage Reference.

2006    “Experimental Analysis of Kinship.” Ethnology. 45: 305-330. U. of Pittsburg Press. (Due to a backlog at the press, this was actually published in Dec. 2007)

 2007 “Empirical Formalism.” Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences: Vol. 2: No. 1, Article 2.

  1. Book Review Essay: Researching the Culture in Agriculture: Social Research for International Development. Edited by Michael Cernea and Amir H. Kassam 2006. Oxfordshire: CABI Publishing. InField Methods Vol 20:1: 96-103. Sage Publications.

2008  “Indigenous Algorithms, Organizations, and Rationality”, Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences: Vol. 3: No. 2, Article 3.

2009 Human Organizations and Social Theory: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Adaptation. University of Illinois Press.

2012  Human Thought and Social Organization: Anthropology on a new plane.  with Dwight Read.  Lanham, Boulder, New York, etc. : Lexington Books.

2014    Anthropology of Western Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies.  Lanham, Boulder, New York, etc: Lexington Books.

2014    Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies.  Lanham, Boulder, New York, etc: Lexington Books.

2016     “Judicial Ethnocentrism v. Expert Witnesses in Asylum Cases.” special issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society. Emerald Insight Publishers. Leila Rodriquez, volume editor.

2017  “Punjab: The Right to Organize and the Power to Develop.” Journal of Punjab Studies 22.2 Invited article. Special issue on Punjab development. Although the volume is dated 2015, it was just published in January of 2017.

2018   An Anthropology of Academic Governance and Institutional Democracy: The Community of Scholars in America.  New York etc.: Palgrave MacMillan.