The Resource Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society, Holly Wardlow

Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society, Holly Wardlow

Label
Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society
Title
Wayward women
Title remainder
sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society
Statement of responsibility
Holly Wardlow
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional sex in contemporary Papua New Guinea. Focusing on Huli "passenger women," this work explores the socio-economic factors that push women into the practice of transactional sex, and asks how these transactions might be an expression of resistance, or even revenge
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.409956/1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
DU740.42
LC item number
.W354 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society, Holly Wardlow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm64394491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423755524
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt2hhw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21983495
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64394491
  • pebcs0520245598

Library Locations

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