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Author Bonnemère, Pascale, author
Title Agir pour un autre. English
Acting for others : relational transformations in Papua New Guinea / by Pascale Bonnemère ; translated by Nora Scott
Imprint Chicago : Hau Books, [2018]
©2018
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  305.899 B6431 2018    DUE 06-30-22  -  30500101547829
 Ethnology Library  HQ1090.7.P26 B6613 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020858982
Descript xxi, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Note Revised and slightly augmented translation of: Agir pour un autre : la construction de la personne masculine en Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée. 2015
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index
Foreword / Marilyn Strathern -- Preface to the English translation -- Introduction -- 1. An out-of-the-way situation : prohibitions and relations -- 2. "Your wife is pregnant. Cover your head" -- 3. Accompanying a birth -- 4. Transmitting know-how -- 5. A long ritual journey -- 6. Abstaining for oneself, abstaining for others -- 7. Exchanges and prohibitions : a relational view -- 8. Male metamorphoses -- 9. Women's lives : a path unmarked by rituals? Part 1 -- 10. The brother-sister relationship through the years -- 11. Women's lives : a path unmarked by rituals? Part 2 -- 12. A few other relational figures? -- 13. "The Melanesian person" : debates -- Conclusion
Trans. Of Revised and augmented translation of (expression): Bonnemere, Pascale. Agir pour un autre. Aix-en-Provence : Presses universitaires de Provence, 2015 9791032000007 (DLC) 2016398208 (OCoLC)925725663
Subject Men -- Papua New Guinea
Masculinity -- Papua New Guinea
Ankave (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs
Ankave (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Sex role -- Papua New Guinea
Families -- Papua New Guinea
Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs
Alt Author Scott, Nora, translator
Strathern, Marilyn, author of foreword
Alt Title Relational transformations in Papua New Guinea
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