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Introduction: Self, Selfish, Selfless
Linda L. Layne

Chapter 1. Taking the Measure of ‘Selfishness’ and ‘Selflessness’ in the Early Twenty-First-Century US and UK
Linda L. Layne

Chapter 2. ‘Sentiment Has Struggled with Selfishness’: Selfishness, Sensibility and Gender in the Late Eighteenth-Century British Antislavery Campaign
G.J. Barker-Benfield

Chapter 3. Selfless Advocacy? Profeminist Men’s Movements in Late Twentieth-Century Britain
Lucy Delap

Chapter 4. ‘Doing the Right Thing for My Child’: Self Work and Selflessness in Accounts of British ‘Full-Term’ Breastfeeding Mothers
Charlotte Faircloth

Chapter 5. Sexism, Separatism and the Rhetoric of Selfishness: Single Mothers by Choice in the US and UK
Susanna Graham and Linda L. Layne

Chapter 6. Selfish Masturbators? The Experience of Danish Sperm Donors and Alternatives to the Selfish/Selfless Divide
Sebastian Mohr

Chapter 7. Inroads into Altruism
Marilyn Strathern

Chapter 8. On Being Selfish – Or Not: Explorations of an Idea from the Mountains of Oaxaca and the Alaskan Tundra
Barbara Bodenhorn

Conclusion: Starting Points: Modest Contributions to the History and Anthropology of Moralities and Ethics
Linda L. Layne


Selfishness and Selflessness

New Approaches to Understanding Morality

Edited by Linda L. Layne

244 pages, 25 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-549-7 Hb Published (April 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-550-3 eBook