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Jack Goody

British anthropologist

1919   -   2015

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: St John's College
occupation: anthropologist, university teacher, historian, sociologist
award received: Officier des Arts et des Lettres‎, Officer of the French Order of Academic Palms, Anders Retzius Medal, International Prize by Fyssen Foundation, Honorary doctorate from University of Toronto, Fellow of the British Academy, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎

Sir John Rankine Goody, (27 July 1919 – 16 July 2015) was a British social anthropologist. He was a prominent lecturer at Cambridge University, and was William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology from 1973 to 1984. Among his main publications were Death, property and the ancestors (1962), Technology, Tradition, and the State in Africa (1971), The myth of the Bagre (1972) and The domestication of the savage mind (1977).
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The Classification of Double Descent Systems ( 1961 )

wetenschappelijk artikel

author: Jack Goody

Culture and its boundaries: a European view ( 2007 )

scientific article (publication date: 24 January 2007)

author: Jack Goody

Cognitive contradictions and universals: creation and evolution in oral cultures* ( 1996 )

scientific article (publication date: February 1996)

author: Jack Goody

The Circulation of Women and Children in Northern Ghana ( 1967 )

scientific article (publication date: June 1967)

author: Esther Goody, Jack Goody

The Anthropology of the Senses and Sensations ( 2002 )

scientific article (publication date: April 2002)

author: Jack Goody

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