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Author Errington, Frederick Karl.

Title Cultural alternatives and a feminist anthropology : an analysis of culturally constructed gender interests in Papua New Guinea / Frederick Errington, Deborah Gewertz
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987


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Description xi, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Part I. Cultural Premises: 1. Entropy and the nature of indebtedness -- 2. Names and personal identity -- 3. The enactment of power -- 4. The construction of society -- Part II. Social Action: 5. Politics and the relationship between husbands and wives -- 6. The mutual dependence of brothers and sisters -- 7. Marriage and the confluence of interests -- 8. The monetization of social relationships -- Conclusion: the significance of cultural alternatives -- Notes -- References -- Index
Analysis Feminist anthropology
Feminist anthropology
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 173-180
Subject Chambri (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.
Feminist anthropology -- Papua New Guinea.
Sex role -- Papua New Guinea.
Author Gewertz, Deborah B., 1948-
LC no. 86026823
ISBN 0521334926