In the absence of the gift : new forms of value and personhood in a Papua New Guinea community /

"By adopting ideas like 'development,' members of a Papua New Guinean community find themselves continuously negotiating what can be expected of a relative or a community member. Nearly half the people born on the remote Mbuke Islands become teachers, businessmen, or bureaucrats in ur...

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Main Author: Rasmussen, Anders Emil (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, [2015]
Edition:First edition.
Series:Pacific perspectives ; v. 5.
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Online Access:CONNECT