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Author Gewertz, Deborah B., 1948-

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

Publication Info. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 179 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-172) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Subject Social classes -- Papua New Guinea -- Wewak.
Wewak (Papua New Guinea) -- Social conditions.
Social classes -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes.
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Papua New Guinea -- Wewak. (OCoLC)fst01281911
Sociale klassen.
Bourgeoisie -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Classes moyennes -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Classes supérieures -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Classes sociales -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.
Soziale Klasse.
Soziale Situation.
Added Author Errington, Frederick Karl.
Other Form: Print version: Gewertz, Deborah B., 1948- Emerging class in Papua New Guinea. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999 052165212X 0521655676 (DLC) 98042341 (OCoLC)39787551
ISBN 0511016409 (electronic bk.)
9780511016400 (electronic bk.)
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