Book Chapters

N.A. Christakis, "“The Unavoidable Intrusion of Socio-Political Forces into Science,” in J. Brockman, ed.," What Should We Be Worried About?, New York: Harper, 2014, 421-423.. The Unavoidable Intrusion of Socio-Political Forces into Science A
N.A. Christakis, "“Out of the Mouths of Babes, or, Why Is the Sky Blue?,” in J. Brockman, ed.," This Explains Everything, New York: Harper, 2013, 305-307.. Out of the Mouths of Babes, or, Why Is the Sky Blue? A
N.A. Christakis, "“Holism,” in J. Brockman, ed.," This Will Make You Smarter, New York: Harper, 2012, 81-83. Holism A
N.A. Christakis, "“Social Networks Are Like the Eye,” in J. Brockman, ed.," Culture: Leading Scientists Explore Societies, Art, Power, and Technology, New York: Harper, 2011, 171-190. Social Networks Are Like the Eye A
N.A. Christakis, "“There Is No New Self,” in J. Brockman, ed.," Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?, New York: Harper, 2011, 202-204. There Is No New Self A
N.A. Christakis, "“The Anthroposphere,” in J. Brockman, ed.," This Will Change Everything, New York: Harper, 2010, 233-236. The Anthroposphere A
N.A. Christakis, "“Evolution in Real Time,” in J. Brockman, ed.," What Have You Changed Your Mind About?, New York: Harper, 2009, 233-236. Evolution in Real Time A
N.A. Christakis, "Inter-Spousal Mortality Effects: Caregiver Burden Across the Spectrum of Disabling Disease,” in D.M. Cutler and D.A Wise, eds.," Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009, 455-477. Inter-Spousal Mortality Effects: Caregiver Burden Across the Spectrum of Disabling Disease A
N.A. Christakis, "“The Social Origins of Dignity in Medical Care at the End of Life,” in J. Malpas and N. Lickiss, eds.," Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation, London: Springer, 2008, 199-207. The Social Origins of Dignity in Medical Care at the End of Life A
P. Glare and N.A. Christakis, "“Predicting the Survival in Patients with Advanced Disease,” in D. Doyle, G. Hanks, N. Cherny, and K. Calman, eds.," Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, 3rd ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 29-42.. Predicting Survival of Patients with Advanced Disease A
N.A. Christakis, "“Pronostic” in D. Lecourt, ed.," Dictionnaire de la Pensée Médicale, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2004, pp. 910-916.. Pronostic A
N.A. Christakis, "“On the Sociological Anxiety of Physicians,” in C.M. Messikomer, J.P. Swazey, and A. Glicksman, eds.," Essays in Honor of Renee C. Fox: Society and Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003, pp. 135-144. On the Sociological Anxiety of Physicians A
E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "“Epidemiology and Prognostication in Advanced Disease,” in A. Berger, R.K. Portenoy, and D.E. Weissman, eds.," Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology, 2nd ed., Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002, pp. 607-614. Epidemiology and Prognostication in Advanced Disease A
N.A. Christakis, "“Managing Death: The Growing Acceptance of Euthanasia in Contemporary American Society,” in R.P. Hamel and E.R. DuBose, eds.," Must We Suffer Our Way to Death? Cultural and Theological Perspectives on Death by Choice, Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1996, pp. 15-44. Managing Death: The Growing Acceptance of Euthanasia in Contemporary American Society A
N.A. Christakis, "“The Distinction Between Ethical Pluralism and Ethical Relativism: Implications for the Conduct of Transcultural Clinical Research,” in H.Y. Vanderpool, ed.," Research Ethics on Human Subjects: Facing the 21st Century, Frederick, MD: University Publishing Group, 1996, pp. 261-280. The Distinction Between Ethical Pluralism and Ethical Relativism: Implications for the Conduct of Transcultural Clinical Research A
N.A. Christakis and R.J. Levine, "“Multinational Research,” in W.T. Reich, ed.," Encyclopedia of Bioethics, revised edition, New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1995, pp. 1780-1787. Multinational Research A
N.A. Christakis, N.C. Ware, and A. Kleinman, "“Illness Behavior and the Health Transition in the Developing World,” in L.C. Chen, A. Kleinman, and N. Ware, eds.," Health and Social Change in International Perspective, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994, pp. 275-302. Illness Behavior and the Health Transition in the Developing World A
N.C. Ware, N.A. Christakis, and A. Kleinman, "“An Anthropological Approach to Social Science Research on the Health Transition,” in L.C. Chen, A. Kleinman, and N. Ware, eds.," Advancing Health in Developing Countries: The Role of Social Research, New York, NY: Auburn House Publishing Co., 1992, pp. 23-38. An Anthropological Approach to Social Science Research on the Health Transition A