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Population, reproduction, and fertility in Melanesia

Title
Population, reproduction, and fertility in Melanesia / edited by Stanley J. Ulijaszek.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Berghahn Books, 2006.
Description
viii, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Other contributors
Ulijaszek, Stanley J.
Series
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 8
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Fertility and the depopulation of Melanesia: childlessness, abortion and introduced disease in Simbo and Ontong Java, Soloman Islands / Tim Bayliss-Smith
  • The impacts of colonialism on health and fertility: western new Britain 1884-1940 / C. Gosden
  • Purari population decline and resurgence across the twentieth century / Stanley J. Ulijaszek
  • Migration and fertility of a small island population in Manus: a long-term analysis of its sedentes and migrants / Yuji Ataka, Ryutaro Ohtsuka
  • Fertility and social reproduction in the Strickland-Bosavi region / Monica Minnegal, Peter D. Dwyer
  • 'Emptiness' and complementarity in Suau reproductive strategies / Melissa Demian
  • Cognitive aspects of fertility and reproduction in Lak, New Ireland / Sean Kingston
  • History embodied: authenticating the past in the New Guinea highlands / Michael O'Hanlon
  • Variations on a theme: fertility, sexuality and masculinity in highland New Guinea / Pascale Bonnemére
  • Fertility among the Anga of Papua New Guinea: a conspicuous absence / Pierre Lemonnier.
Kinsey subjects
Anthropology--Melanesia.
Fertility control--Melanesia.
Reproduction--Melanesia.
Social conditions--Melanesia.
Population research.
ISBN
1571816445 (alk. paper)
9781571816443 (alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
613.2 P67 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute