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Title Rethinking women's roles : perspectives from the Pacific / edited by Denise O'Brien and Sharon W. Tiffany
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1984]


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Description xiii, 237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Feminist perceptions in anthropology / Sharon W. Tiffany -- Domesticity and the denigration of women / Marilyn Strathern -- Complementarity, the relationship between female and male in the East Sepik Village of Bun, Papua New Guinea / Nancy McDowell -- "Women never hunt," the portrayal of women in Melanesian ethnography / Denise O'Brien -- Revenge suicide by Lusi women, an expression of power / Dorothy Ayers Counts -- Women, work, and change in Nagovisi / Jill Nash -- Pigs, pearlshells, and "women's work," collective response to change in Highland Papua New Guinea / Lorraine Dusak Sexton -- "Sing to the Lord a new song," women in the churches of Oceania / Charles W. Forman -- European women in the Solomons Islands, 1900-1942, accommodation and change on the Pacific frontier / James A. Boutilier
Analysis Feminist anthropology
Melanesia Society Role of women
Notes Based on papers presented at two consecutive meetings of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 201-227
Subject Ethnology -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Feminist anthropology.
Sex role -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Women -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Women -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Melanesia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Oceania -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author O'Brien, Denise.
Tiffany, Sharon W.
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania.
LC no. 83024213
ISBN 0520051424