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Groups: Sexual Antagonism in the New Guinea Highlands

Marilyn Strathern

in The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064232
eISBN:
9780520910713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064232.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the way in which issues concerning sexual identity in the Papua New Guinea Highlands were encapsulated within anthropological preoccupations with group structure in the 1950s ... More


The Agricultural “Economy”

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces the concept of ethnographic-determinism, which is a belief that ethnographic evidence should be as prominently featured as social philosophical debate. Its hallmark is ... More


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