Ashdown, Shelly. Ethics and the non-physical self in Ndorobo world view

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Ethics and the non-physical self in Ndorobo world view

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph African sociological review -- Vol. 13, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher African sociological review -- Vol. 13, no. 1 Dakar, Senegal: CODESRIA. 2009. 26-37 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Shelly Ashdown

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Okiek (FL20)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethics (577); Social personality (156); Spirits and gods (776); Life and death (761); Social relationships and groups (571); Ethnopsychology (828); Visiting and hospitality (574); Ethos (181);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article examines ethics in regard to the "self," and the effect of ethics on the welfare and moral state of the community. It is suggested that certain elements of "self" (personality, character, honesty, desire, etc.) are sources for moral behavior, and that social customary law forms the basis for duty.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 22

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. fl20-022

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 37)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southern Mau Escarpment, Rift Valley province, Kenya

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Okiek (African people)//Dorobo (African people)


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