The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

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Subject Index
Abelam (Middle Sepik), 125, 360–361nn
Aesthetic: as constraint, 189, 286–287, 328; of form, 180–181, 188, 190; judgment, 277–278, 281
African: kinship theories, 104; models in New Guinea Highlands, 50
Agency: and incompleteness, 222; transformed, 156–157
Agent, 268–305 passim; appearance of, 277, 288–289; distinguished from ‘person’, 273; as individual actor, 231, 302; Melanesian concept of, 272, 324, 333, 337; as subject, 268274; transformed, 156–157; Western concept of, 137, 140–141, 158
Alienation, 142, 151–159 passim, 160162, 193, 367–368n; in commodity relations, 162
Alternation: between aesthetic forms, 182, 201, 298; between two types of sociality, 14–15, 96–97, 187, 188, 284, 287, 380n
Analysis, as literary form, ix, 6–8, 17— 18,309
Analogic: gender, 298–305; kinship, 278
Analogy, 14, 30, 31, 182; between clans, 259; between male/female, 185, 233— 234, 241–243, 298–302, 304, 373n; between persons/substance and wealth, 207–209, 213, 229; between relations, 278; semen and blood, 216, 245–248, 376n; semen and milk, 210–219 passim, 242, 248; between societies, 30; between substances, penis and breast, 210–219 passim, 361n, 373n; yam and child, 235–239 passim
Ancestors, 54, 80, 112, 181, 235, 253, 263
Androgyny: of boys in homosexual ritual, 212, 215; as ‘completed’ persons, 222, 262, 302; image of, 14–15, 122, 125–132, 184–185, 298, 369n; wealth in form of, 201, 205
Anthropology and feminism. See Feminist anthropology
Anthropophagy, 114–115, 360n
Antagonism, between sexes. See Sexual antagonism
Appropriation of labor. See Control
Arapesh (Middle Sepik), 286, 361nn, 380n
Audience, 118, 181, 260, 286, 289–291, 293, 383n; unity of, 278, 379n
Australia, Aboriginal, 47, 351n
Authorship: of acts, 140–141, 158, 273; of convention, 319, 322–323, 329; Western concept of, 104, 119, 135, 155, 162
Autonomy: in personal action (Hagen), 89–90; Western concept of, 157–158, 322, 324
Avatip (Sepik), 286
Awa (Eastern Highlands), 358n

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Studies in Melanesian Anthropology ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1- Anthropological Strategies 3
  • 2- A Place in the Feminist Debate 22
  • Part One 41
  • 3- Groups- Sexual Antagonism in the New Guinea Highlands 43
  • 4- Domains- Male and Female Models 66
  • 5- Power- Claims and Counterclaims 98
  • 6- Work- Exploitation at Issue 133
  • Part Two 169
  • 7- Some Definitions 171
  • 8- Relations Which Separate 191
  • 9- Forms Which Propagate 225
  • 10- Cause and Effect 268
  • Conclusion 307
  • 11- Domination 309
  • 12- Comparison 340
  • Notes 345
  • Notes 347
  • Bibilography 385
  • Bibilography 387
  • Indexs 407
  • Author Index 409
  • Subject Index 413
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