This issue of the Lambda Alpha Journal of Man is comprised of a series of papers presented by Lambda Alpha members and faculty at Wichita State University in a seminar concerned with the relevance of anthropology today. Included is a paper by Dr. Harry Oxley, visiting professor from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Editor-in-Chielf: Lowell D. Holmes

Recent Submissions

  • Cultural relativism 

    Holmes, Lowell D. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    In this article, Lowell D. Holmes’ criticizes cultural relativism in anthropology. He believes that “anthropologists must establish a standard upon which to base criticism of those forms of human behavior which threaten ...
  • Lambda Alpha Journal of Man, v.2, no.2 (complete version) 

    Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    This issue includes papers presented by Lambda Alpha members and faculty at Wichita State University in a seminar concerned with the relevance of anthropology at the beginning of 70s.
  • The practical relevance of evolutionism 

    Oxley, Harry (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    Applied anthropology can never be very satisfactory until its theoretical armoury includes some notion of evolutionary sequence. Author points out that the essential components of such a notion already exist, and ...
  • The relevance of anthropology to international conflict 

    Parris, Wayne (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
  • The relevance of anthropology 

    Casteel, Darrell I. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
  • On the teaching of anthropology 

    Holmes, R.M. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
  • Anthropology and conflict 

    Kroeker, Peter (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
  • The relevance of relativism 

    Dorsey, Ronald D. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
  • Action anthropology 

    Mitchell, R.C. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    Author discusses the notion of action anthropology and the role of anthropologists in helping indigenous communities to solve their problems.

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