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Search > Member Results > Hans-Peter Mueller


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Hans-Peter Mueller

MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author
Ph.D., Professor (emerit.)
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Member Type: Content Developer/Author
Last Login: Mar 11, 2013
Member Since: Apr 02, 2011



Primary Affiliation:
  • Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Zurich (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, Other, Switzerland)

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Uitikon 8142 Switzerland
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  • German - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • French - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Intermediate)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Human Geography, Sociology, Physical Anthropology, Mathematics (04/2011)
    Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland


  • Consultant, HIV/AIDS prevention (02/2006 - 12/2008) University of Namibia
  • Professor Social Anthropology and Member of Faculty (10/1982 - 09/2005) University of Zurich
  • Conseiller Sociologue in Cameroon (agriculture) (04/1979 - 09/1982) Swiss Development Corporation
  • Head of Suboffice, Bangladesh and Pakistan (04/1978 - 03/1980) UNHCR (UN High Commissioner for Refugees)


  • Müller, H.-P. (with Patrick Ziltener). (2007). The Weight of the Past. Traditional Agriculture, Socio-political Differentiation and Modern Development in Africa and Asia: A Cross-National Analysis in International Journal of Comparative Sociology (48, 371-415).
  • Müller, H.-P. (with Patrick Ziltener). (2004). The Structural Roots of Values: An Anthropological Interpretation of Hofstede’s Value Dimensions in Comparing Cultures. Dimensions of Culture in a Comparative Perspective, International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology. Brill (Leiden).
  • Müller, H.-P. et al.. (1999). Atlas vorkolonialer Gesellschaften (Atlas of pre-colonial societies). Reimer (Berlin).
  • Müller, H.-P. (ed.). (1996). Weltsystem und kulturelles Erbe. Reimer (Berlin).
  • Müller, H.-P.. (1996). Kulturelle Gliederung der Entwicklungsländer in Weltsystem und kulturelles Erbe. Reimer (Berlin).