The Anatomy of Envy: A Study in Symbolic Behavior [and Comments and Reply]

@article{Foster1972TheAO,
  title={The Anatomy of Envy: A Study in Symbolic Behavior [and Comments and Reply]},
  author={G. Foster and R. Apthorpe and H. Bernard and Bernard Bock and J. Brogger and J. K. Brown and Stephen C. Cappannari and J. Cuisenier and R. D'Andrade and J. Faris and Susan Freeman and P. Kolenda and M. Maccoby and S. Messing and Isidoro Moreno-Navarro and J. Paddock and Harriet R. Reynolds and J. Ritchie and Vera St. Erlich and Joel S. Saviahinsky and J. Seddon and Francis Lee Utley and B. Whiting},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={1972},
  volume={13},
  pages={165 - 202}
}
  • G. Foster, R. Apthorpe, +20 authors B. Whiting
  • Published 1972
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • Envy is a pan-human phenomenon, universally feared, at least subconsciously, as a particularly dangerous emotion, since it implies hostility and aggression capable of destroying individuals and even societies. Especially in Western society, man has rather successfully repressed his true feelings about envy, which he is taught is the most shameful and reprehensible of all emotions. But even while denying it, man in all cultures has found devices, most but not all of which are symbolic, to cope… CONTINUE READING
    302 Citations
    Envy and egalitarianism in Aboriginal Australia: An integrative approach
    • 8
    • PDF
    The envious mind
    • 116
    • Highly Influenced
    The elicitation of the most joyless of all sins: Determinants of benign and malicious envy
    • 3
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    The role of self-evaluation and envy in schadenfreude
    • 26
    • PDF
    Invideo et Amo: on Envying the Beloved
    • 1
    • PDF
    An Emotion Divided
    • 17
    When people want what others have: the impulsive side of envious desire.
    • 85
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Varieties of envy
    • 20
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 105 REFERENCES
    Peasant Society and the Image of Limited Good
    • 702
    • PDF
    Legends of the Jews
    • 388
    • PDF
    The Structure of Parallel Cousin Marriage1
    • 93
    “The Image of Limited Good”: Comments on an Exercise in Description and Interpretation
    • 19
    History and Science
    • 10
    Male pregnancy symptoms and cross-sex identity in three societies.
    • 47
    South from Granada
    • 18