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  • Pathways to Heaven

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    E-bok, 2005, Engelska, ISBN 9781789205725

    How does global Christianity relate to processes of globalisation and modernization and what form does it take in different local settings? These questions have lately proved to be

  • After the Cult

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    E-bok, 2010, Engelska, ISBN 9781845458225

    In many parts of the world the "e;white man"e; is perceived to be an instigator of globalization and an embodiment of modernity. However, so far anthropologists have paid

  • Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationships

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    E-bok, 2013, Engelska, ISBN 9780857457349

    What gives artefacts their power and beauty? This ethnographic study of the decorated long yams made by the Nyamikum Abelam in Papua New Guinea examines how these artefacts acquire

  • Substantial Justice

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    E-bok, 2009, Engelska, ISBN 9781845459222

    Papua New Guinea's village court system was introduced in 1974, partly in an effort to overcome the legal, geographical, and social distance between village societies and the

  • Foodways and Empathy

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    E-bok, 2013, Engelska, ISBN 9780857459206

    Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another's lives and ponder one another's states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on

  • Legal Dissonance

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    E-bok, 2015, Engelska, ISBN 9781782386490

    Papua New Guinea's two most powerful legal orders - customary law and state law -undermine one another in criminal matters. This phenomenon, called legal dissonance, partly

  • Papua New Guinea's Last Place

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    E-bok, 2003, Engelska, ISBN 9781782381815

    What kind of experience is incarceration? How should one define its constraints? The author, who conducted extensive fieldwork in a maximum-security jail in Papua New Guinea, seeks

  • Culture Change and Ex-Change

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    E-bok, 2017, Engelska, ISBN 9781785333859

    How is cultural change perceived and performed by members of the Bena Bena language group, who live in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea? In her analysis, Knapp draws upon

  • In the Absence of the Gift

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    E-bok, 2015, Engelska, ISBN 9781782387824

    By adopting ideas like "e;development,"e; members of a Papua New Guinean community find themselves continuously negotiating what can be expected of a relative or a

  • Biomedical Entanglements

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    E-bok, 2016, Engelska, ISBN 9781785332357

    Biomedical Entanglements is an ethnographic study of the Giri people of Papua New Guinea, focusing on the indigenous population's interaction with modern medicine. In her