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Title:
Adolescence in Pacific Island societies
Author:
Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
Publication Information:
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
ix, 239 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
This project began as a symposium at the 1990 Association for Social Anthropologists in Oceania meetings in Lihue, Hawaii.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: studying adolescence in contemporary Pacific Island communities / Gilbert Herdt and Stephen C. Leavitt -- Adolescence in the Pacific: a biosocial view / Carol M. Worthman -- Adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in an Australian aboriginal community / Victoria K. Burbank and James S. Chisholm -- Horticulture and hierarchy: the youthful beautification of the body in the Paiela and Porgera valleys / Aletta Biersack -- Woman the sexual, a question of when: a study of Gebusi adolescence / Eileen M. Cantrell -- Coming of age on Vanatinai: gender, sexuality, and power / Maria Lepowsky -- Youth in Rotuma, then and now / Alan Howard -- The Bikhet mystique: masculine identity and patterns of rebellion among Bumbita adolescent males / Stephen C. Leavitt.
ISBN:
9780822940685

9780822956723
Format :
Book