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William M. O'Barr

Professor Emeritus of Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
135 Social Sciences, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Native Americans in Advertising

Chapter · April 2013 Cite

Roundtable on Advertising and the New Masculinities (Moderator)

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2004 Cite

Culture and Causality: Non-Western Systems of Explanation

Journal Article Law and Contemporary Problems · 2004 Cite

The Practice of Planning: Interview of Stephen King.

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2004 Cite

Masculinity and Advertising: Interview of Michael Kimmel

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2003 Cite

Roundtable on Advertising and Values (Moderator)

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2002 Cite

The Professor as Critic: Interview of Sut Jhally

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2002 Cite

Back to the trobriands:: The enduring influence of Malinowski's Crime and Custom in Savage Society

Journal Article LAW AND SOCIAL INQUIRY-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION · 2002 Full text Cite

Culture and Causality: Non-Western Systems of Explanation

Journal Article Law and Contemporary Problems · 2001 Cite

The Origins of Creative Ideas: Interview of Paul Cappelli

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2001 Cite

Children and Adversiting: Interview of Paul Kurnit

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2001 Cite

When Cultures Collide: Social Security and the Market

Journal Article Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets · 2000 Cite

Native Americans in Advertising

Chapter · April 2013 Cite

Roundtable on Advertising and the New Masculinities (Moderator)

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2004 Cite

Culture and Causality: Non-Western Systems of Explanation

Journal Article Law and Contemporary Problems · 2004 Cite

The Practice of Planning: Interview of Stephen King.

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2004 Cite

Masculinity and Advertising: Interview of Michael Kimmel

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2003 Cite

Roundtable on Advertising and Values (Moderator)

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2002 Cite

The Professor as Critic: Interview of Sut Jhally

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2002 Cite

Back to the trobriands:: The enduring influence of Malinowski's Crime and Custom in Savage Society

Journal Article LAW AND SOCIAL INQUIRY-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION · 2002 Full text Cite

Culture and Causality: Non-Western Systems of Explanation

Journal Article Law and Contemporary Problems · 2001 Cite

The Origins of Creative Ideas: Interview of Paul Cappelli

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2001 Cite

Children and Adversiting: Interview of Paul Kurnit

Journal Article Advertising & Society Review · 2001 Cite

When Cultures Collide: Social Security and the Market

Journal Article Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets · 2000 Cite

Is this the right time to come out? Case study.

Journal Article Harvard business review · July 1993 In this fictional case study, Adam Lawson is a promising young associate at Kirkham McDowell Securities, a St. Louis underwriting and financial advisory firm. Recently, Adam helped to bring in an extremely lucrative deal, and soon he and a few other associ ... Cite

The Culture of Capital

Journal Article North Carolina Law Review · 1992 Cite

Managing Relationships: The Culture of Institutional Investing

Journal Article Financial Analysts Journal · 1992 Cite

The Culture of Capital

Journal Article Harvard Business Review · 1991 Cite

Ideological Dissonance in the American Legal System

Journal Article Anthropological Linguistics · 1990 Cite

Understanding the Hidden Agenda

Journal Article Law and Contemporary Problems · 1989 Cite

Lay Expectations of the Civil Justice System

Journal Article Law and Society Review · 1988 Cite

Subtleties in Courtroom Style

Journal Article California Lawyer · 1983 Cite

The Study of Language in Institutional Contexts

Journal Article Journal of Language and Social Psychology · 1983 Cite

POWER OF LANGUAGE - PRESENTATIONAL STYLE IN THE COURTROOM

Journal Article DUKE LAW JOURNAL · January 1, 1979 Link to item Cite

Social attributions and conversation style in trial testimony

Journal Article Journal of Personality and Social Psychology · 1978 83 undergraduates and 43 law students heard either a male or a female witness in a taped reenactment of criminal trial testimony. The testimony was presented either in a "fragmented" style, with brief answers by the witness to many questions by the lawyer, ... Full text Cite

Speech style and impression formation in a court setting: The effects of "powerful" and "powerless" speech

Journal Article Journal of Experimental Social Psychology · 1978 On the basis of a previous empirical analysis of speech patterns in court trials, speech styles were identified that covaried with speaker social status and power. The "powerless" style is characterized by the frequent use of such linguistic features as in ... Cite

Political Aspects of Speech in American Trial Courtrooms

Journal Article Working Papers in Culture and Communication · 1976 Cite

When a Juror Watches a Lawyer

Journal Article Barrister · 1976 Cite

Survey Research in Africa–An Anthroplogist’s View

Journal Article African Studies Review · 1974 Cite

Multilingualism in a Rural Tanzanian Village

Journal Article Anthrpological Linguistics · 1971 Cite