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Hahalis and the Labour of Love: A Social Movement on Buka Island


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November 1992

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Studies the Hahalis Welfare Society, a Bougainville movement which worked for many years to maintain and reform traditional practices, and to retain a degree of autonomy in a world of rapid political change and economic dependency. This extended ethnography of Buka will be useful to Melanesian specialists.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents: Introduction - Social Movements - The Political Focus of Communities of Production - Baton for Baton: Retribution and New Stances - Power and the Person: The Negotiation of Nitsunono - Custom and Law: A Quick Blow - Coming Outside and Politics Within - Judgement for Judgement: Baru Bibliography

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Max Rimoldi Senior Lecturer in Anthropology,University of Auckland and Eleanor Rimoldi, Anthropologist, Researcher and Writer

Pressestimmen

'A frustrating lacuna in the literature of social movements in Melanesia has finally been filled, and with undeniable authority.' Research in Melanesia
EAN: 9780854967049
ISBN: 0854967044
Untertitel: 'Explorations in Anthropology'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BERG PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1992
Seitenanzahl: 330 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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