Contemporary Pacific Societies

Victoria S. Lockwood , Thomas G. Harding , Ben J. Wallace

Editura: Pearson
The up-to-date ethnographic contributions in this volume describe and analyze the major social, political, and economic changes which have transformed traditional cultures in Oceania: Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    1. Introduction to Contemporary Pacific Societies, Victoria S. Lockwood.

    I. THE COLONIAL LEGACY AND NATION BUILDING.

    2. Tonga's Contemporary Globalizing Strategies: Trading on Sovereignty amidst International Migration, George E. Marcus.
    3. Imagining a Nation: Race, Politics and Crisis in Post-Colonial Fiji, Martha Kaplan.
    4. The Law of the State and the State of the Law in Vanuatu, William L. Rodman.
    5. New Political Statuses in American Micronesia, Robert C. Kiste.
    6. Welfare State Colonialism in Rural French Polynesia, Victoria S. Lockwood.

    II. MARKETS, DEVELOPMENT, AND CAPITALISM.

    7. From the Stone Age to the Age of Corporate Takeovers, Ben Finney.
    8. Pigs, Pearlshells, and ` Women's Work`: Collective Response to Change in Highland Papua New Guinea, Lorraine Dusak Sexton.
    9. The Cult of Custom Meets the Search for Money in Western Samoa, Tim O'Meara.
    10. The Samoan Exodus, Paul Shankman.
    11. Keeping Options Open: Copra and Fish in Rural Vanuatu
  • Data Publicarii : 1993
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 374
  • ISBN : 9780131747234
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