Cutting a Controversy Down to Size

@article{Levine2010CuttingAC,
  title={Cutting a Controversy Down to Size},
  author={Robert Alan Levine},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={328},
  pages={1108 - 1108}
}
  • R. Levine
  • Published 28 May 2010
  • Economics
  • Science
Shankman evaluates both the scientific issues and media coverage of the controversy generated by Derek Freeman's claims against Margaret Mead and her work in Samoa. Shankman evaluates both the scientific issues and media coverage of the controversy generated by Derek Freeman's claims against Margaret Mead and her work in Samoa. 

Scrambling on Defense: An Anatomy of Anthropological Responses to the Mead/Freeman Controversy

In 1984 Derek Freeman launched a crusade against Margaret Mead’s Coming of Age in Samoa, claiming to have definitively falsified her central claims. Anthropologists responded in a proliferating

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