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Antony Hooper p. 61-80 TEXT BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTES AUTHOR FULL TEXT Source: http://books.openedition.org/ 1This paper is an ethnographic account of the Tahitian concept of ma’i’sickness’, and is based on field research in the Iles sous-le-vent. The first section outlines the four major categories of ma’i commonly distinguished by Tahitians – Injury, True sickness, Ghost sickness and Retribution sickness – and the principles which underlie […]
Race, Class and Ethnicity : Industrial Relations in the South Pacific with Special Reference to Fiji and Bougainville1 Alexander Mamak and Richard Bedford p. 45-60 TEXT BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTES ENDNOTES AUTHOR(S)ILLUSTRATIONS FULL TEXT Source: http://books.openedition.org 1 The fieldwork conducted by the senior author in Fiji between 1970-72 was made possible by a grant (…) 1 The importance of class analysis for explaining contemporary behaviour in the South […]
Essays in honor of professor Douglas Oliver Douglas L. Oliver Publications de la SdO … Excerpt (Source: http://books.openedition.org) One of the less fortunate legacies that we who practice ethnography in Oceania have given the scholarly world is the stereotype of the Melanesian leader as “Big Man”. The designation “Big Man”, derived literally from the metaphor commonly used […]