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Emerging class in Papua New Guinea [electronic resource] : the telling of difference / Deborah B. Gewertz, Frederick K. Errington.

By: Gewertz, Deborah B, 1948-.
Contributor(s): Errington, Frederick Karl.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (x, 179 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511016409 (electronic bk.); 9780511016400 (electronic bk.); 0511175779 (electronic bk.); 9780511175770 (electronic bk.); 9780511606120 (electronic bk.); 0511606125 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social classes -- Papua New Guinea -- Wewak | Wewak (Papua New Guinea) -- Social conditions | Social classes -- Papua New Guinea | Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions | Classes sociales -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee -- Wewak | Wewak (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee) -- Conditions sociales | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes | Sociale klassen | Geschlechterrolle | Soziale Klasse | Soziale Situation | Chambri | Wewak | Bourgeoisie -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Classes moyennes -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Classes sup�erieures -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Classes sociales -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�eeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Emerging class in Papua New Guinea.DDC classification: 305.5/09953 Other classification: 73.40 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The twists and turns of difference; 1 The middle class -- the (new) Melanesian way; 2 How the grass roots became the poor; 3 The realization of class exclusions; 4 The hidden injuries of class; 5 The problem(s) of the poor; 6 Class and the definition of reasonability; Conclusion On dark nights of the soul; Notes; References; Index;
Summary: Class has become a feature of life in Papua New Guinea, evident in both 'traditional' and 'modern' settings. This book examines the emergence of class differences and its social and cultural ramifications in Wewak, capital of the East Sepik Province, and movingly conveys the injuries of class inequalities.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-172) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The twists and turns of difference; 1 The middle class -- the (new) Melanesian way; 2 How the grass roots became the poor; 3 The realization of class exclusions; 4 The hidden injuries of class; 5 The problem(s) of the poor; 6 Class and the definition of reasonability; Conclusion On dark nights of the soul; Notes; References; Index;

Class has become a feature of life in Papua New Guinea, evident in both 'traditional' and 'modern' settings. This book examines the emergence of class differences and its social and cultural ramifications in Wewak, capital of the East Sepik Province, and movingly conveys the injuries of class inequalities.

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Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
Emerging class in Papua New Guinea by Gewertz, Deborah B., ©1999
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