ISBN-10:
0521655676
ISBN-13:
9780521655675
Pub. Date:
03/28/2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Emerging Class in Papua New Guinea: The Telling of Difference / Edition 1

Emerging Class in Papua New Guinea: The Telling of Difference / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780521655675
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The middle class, the (new) Melanesian way: the Wewak Rotary Club; 3. How the grass roots became the poor: the sleights of hand in the construction of desire; 4. The realization of class exclusions: golf and the boundaries of solidarity; 5. The hidden injuries of class: desiring the unattainable; 6. The problem(s) of the poor: law, order and tinned mackerel and water buffalo; 7. Class and the definition of reasonability: the case of the 'compo girl'; Conclusion: on dark nights of the soul; Notes; References; Index.

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