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Title Dealing with inequality : analysing gender relations in Melanesia and beyond : essays by members of the 1983/1984 Anthropological Research Group at the Research School of Pacific Studies, the Australian National University / edited by Marilyn Strathern
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987


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Description xiii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents: Ta'a geni / Roger M. Keesing -- The remarriage of Yebiwali / Frederick Errington and Deborah Gewertz -- Gender difference and the relations of inequality in Zinacantan / Leslie Devereaux -- The politics of separation / Diane Bell -- Women are our business / Ann Chowning -- Gender attributes and equality / Jill Nash -- Complementarity in this world and the next / Janet Hoskins -- Flying witches and leaping warriors / Martha Macintyre -- The tusk, the flute, and the serpent / Michael W. Young -- Diseases of the soul / James F. Weiner
Analysis Melanesia Society Role of women - Anthropological perspectives
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 303-318
Subject Equality -- Melanesia.
Ethnology -- Melanesia.
Melanesians -- Social life and customs.
Sex role -- Melanesia.
Sex role.
Melanesia -- Social life and customs.
Author Strathern, Marilyn.
Australian National University. Anthropological Research Group.
LC no. 86032737
ISBN 0521333784
052133652X (paperback)