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Alcohol use and traditional social control in transitional Aboriginal society / M.S. Bain

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Alcohol use and traditional social control in transitional Aboriginal society / M.S. Bain
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Alcohol use and traditional social control in transitional Aboriginal society / M.S. Bain
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General remarks on totemic beliefs, interaction between individuals & groups (cult & social totemism), mutual behaviour (example of food collection & distribution) - division of labour, obligatory food gifts (Western Desert); transition - cult life reduced, retention of kinship rights & obligations, food as status symbol, equation of monied man with successful hunter, money as source of food, roles of male & female as family providers; consideration of alcohol consumption as substitute for ritual, as emulation of Europeans; pattern of alcohol use - describes use at settlement (not named) among Pitjantjatjara, Aluritja and Aranda people, dry areas & how established, control over these areas, wet areas - reasons for drinking, choice in drinking, pressure of kinship relations, problems of refusal, Aboriginal attitudes to consumption & quantity, abstinence & how it can be achieved, responsibility for offering alcohol, alcohol as material asset - need for communities to reassess suitability, alcohol as group activity problems of moderation; restricted canteens; role of Europeans, European deterrents to excessive drinking; other possible action - education, advertising, wages
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Bain, Margaret S
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Alcohol use and traditional social control in transitional Aboriginal society / M.S. Bain
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Original paper held at MS 314/2
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M0055055
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0078940
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Alcohol use and traditional social control in transitional Aboriginal society / M.S. Bain
Note
Original paper held at MS 314/2
Control code
M0055055
System control number
0078940

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