The Resource Gender rituals : female initiation in Melanesia, edited by Nancy C. Lutkehaus and Paul B. Roscoe

Gender rituals : female initiation in Melanesia, edited by Nancy C. Lutkehaus and Paul B. Roscoe

Label
Gender rituals : female initiation in Melanesia
Title
Gender rituals
Title remainder
female initiation in Melanesia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nancy C. Lutkehaus and Paul B. Roscoe
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
392/.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN671.N5
LC item number
G46 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Gender rituals : female initiation in Melanesia, edited by Nancy C. Lutkehaus and Paul B. Roscoe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-256) and index
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Contents
  • 1. Feminist Anthropology and Female Initiation in Melanesia / Nancy C. Lutkehaus -- 2. Puberty Rites, Women's Naven, and Initiation: Women's Rituals of Transition in Abelam and Iatmul Culture / Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin -- 3. In the Shadow of the Tambaran: Female Initiation Among the Ndu of the Sepik Basin / Paul B. Roscoe -- 4. Achieving Womanhood and the Achievements of Women in Murik Society: Cult Initiation, Gender Complementarity, and the Prestige of Women / Kathleen Barlow -- 5. Transforming Women: Being and Becoming in an Island Melanesian Society / Deane Fergie -- 6. Mythic Images and Objects of Myth in Rauto Female Puberty Ritual / Thomas Maschio -- 7. The Washed and the Unwashed: Women's Life-Cycle Rituals among the Saniyo-Hiyowe of East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea / Patricia K. Townsend -- 8. Gender Metaphors: Female Rituals as Cultural Models in Manam / Nancy C. Lutkehaus -- 9. Marriage as the Model for a New Initiation Ritual / Lorraine Sexton
  • 10. "Initiation" in Cross-Cultural Perspective / Paul B. Roscoe
Control code
000011289737
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 265 p.
Isbn
9780415911061
Isbn Type
(cl. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
94039869 //r95
Other physical details
ill.
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.b17084489
System control number
  • rmr7307005
  • (OCoLC)31436711

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