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Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society

Author
Wardlow, Holly.
Title
Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society / Holly Wardlow.
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.
Description
xi, 284 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
URL
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip061/2005028155.html
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0623/2005028155-b.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0623/2005028155-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-272) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • "Tari is a jelas place" : the fieldwork setting
  • "To finish my anger" : body and agency among Huli women
  • "I am not the daughter of a pig!" : the changing dynamics of bridewealth
  • "You, I don't even count you" : becoming a pasinja meri
  • "Eating her own vagina" : passenger women and sexuality
  • "When the pig and the bamboo knife are ready" : the Huli dawe anda
  • Conclusion.
Kinsey subjects
Ethnography--Papua New Guinea.
Social conditions--Papua New Guinea.
Women.
Prostitution--Female--Papua New Guinea.
ISBN
0520245598 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520245594 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520245601 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520245600 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
572.995 W16 w2 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute