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The Resource Society of others : kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place, Rupert Stasch

Society of others : kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place, Rupert Stasch

Label
Society of others : kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place
Title
Society of others
Title remainder
kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place
Statement of responsibility
Rupert Stasch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This important study upsets the popular assumption that human relations in small-scale societies are based on shared experience. In a theoretically innovative account of the lives of the Korowai of West Papua, Indonesia, Rupert Stasch shows that in this society, people organize their connections to each another around otherness. Analyzing the Korowai people's famous "tree house" dwellings, their patterns of living far apart, and their practices of kinship, marriage, and childbearing and rearing, Stasch argues that the Korowai actively make relations not out of what they have in common, but out
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stasch, Rupert
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Kinship
  • Mourning customs
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Papua (Indonesia)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Kinship
  • Manners and customs
  • Mourning customs
  • Indonesia
  • Korowai (volk)
  • Sociale relaties
  • Sociale structuur
  • Papua (Indonesië)
Label
Society of others : kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place, Rupert Stasch
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: otherness as a relation -- A dispersed society: place ownership and the crossing of spatial margins -- Pairing and avoidance: an otherness-focused approach to social ties -- Strange kin: maternal uncles and the spectrum of relatives -- Children and the contingency of attachment -- Marriage as disruption and creation of belonging -- Dialectics of contact and separation in mourning -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn574420951
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 317 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520256866
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4h72
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574420951
Label
Society of others : kinship and mourning in a West Papuan place, Rupert Stasch
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: otherness as a relation -- A dispersed society: place ownership and the crossing of spatial margins -- Pairing and avoidance: an otherness-focused approach to social ties -- Strange kin: maternal uncles and the spectrum of relatives -- Children and the contingency of attachment -- Marriage as disruption and creation of belonging -- Dialectics of contact and separation in mourning -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn574420951
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 317 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520256866
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4h72
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574420951

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