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Antecedents to Direction of Male Agressiveness (1963) Download PDF
A  paper based on findings from the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study that took place between 1939 and 1945. The question addressedis "In what ways do the family backgrounds of aggressive delinquent boys differ from aggressive nondelinquent boys?"

Early Familial Experiences and Bigotry (1963) Download PDF
A longitudinal study of the familial genesis of prejudice among lower-class subjects. The findings were uniformly negative, insofar as the familial backgrounds of the openly antagonistic and prejudiced and the apparently tolerant men did not differ significantly on any variable.

Writing and Translating Research for Selected Audiences: Choosing to Communicate (Unpublished Paper) Download PDF
A  plea to students and professional colleagues to write for inclusive rather than exclusive audiences, and a set of recommendations for doing so.

National Character Theory (Unpublished Paper) Download PDF
A  review of national character studies in relation to international considerations, such as war, and trends within anthropology.