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Autonomy and relatedness : an ethnography of Wik people of Aurukun, Western Cape York Peninsula

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Autonomy and relatedness : an ethnography of Wik people of Aurukun, Western Cape York Peninsula
Title
Autonomy and relatedness
Title remainder
an ethnography of Wik people of Aurukun, Western Cape York Peninsula
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Martin, D. F.
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D)--Australian National University, Canberra.
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  • Social status
  • Autonomy
  • Wik-Mungkan (Australian people)
  • Wik-Mungkan (Australian people)
Label
Autonomy and relatedness : an ethnography of Wik people of Aurukun, Western Cape York Peninsula
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"February 1993"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 305-318
Contents
Ch. 1 : An assertive autonomy "ngay-ngay": the assertion of autonomy; the inculcation of autonomy : self-directed activity, acrimony and affection, children and independence; An equalitarian ethos -- Ch. 2: Engendering domination: gender and the ritual domain; Sociality between the genders; Sexuality and gender relations; Productive activities; Nurturance and the domination of women : conclusion : nurturers as subordinates -- Ch. 3: "Money nothing for us" : gambling on the future: village-wide income and expenditure patterns; Cash and the tempo of life; Cash within the Wik domain; Conclusion : the transformation of the Australian dollar -- "From before" : conflict and social reproduction : Assertiveness, anger and aggression; From Law to outlaw: conflict and social control; "Ngak way" : alcohol, power and destruction; Conclusion: Fighting, drinking and social reproduction -- Ch. 5: From culture to "culture" : the ritual underpinning of mundane life: initiations and male potency, mortuary ceremonies; Language as "culture"; The use and appropriation of space: traditional lands as symbolic resource; The contesting of space within Aurukun; The reification of "culture" -- Ch. 6: A fluid polity: The nature of Wik leadership : the autogenous bases of personal power and status; structural and achieved dimensions of power; An "elementary" domination: symbolic power and the constitution of reality; "Bosses" and "leaders": "style" and leadership; Emergent forms of leadership; The domains of leadership : the domains of power: Kampan groupins; Kampan and "clans"; Regional political domains; The limitations of personal power; Decisions and actions; Conclusions: fluidity in social process -- Appendix 1: Clans and estates -- Appendix 2: Changes in marriage patterns; Appendix 3: Orality and contextuality
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xiv, 342 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
David F. Martin;
Other physical details
ill., map;
Stock number
MAR08/232
Label
Autonomy and relatedness : an ethnography of Wik people of Aurukun, Western Cape York Peninsula
Publication
Note
"February 1993"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 305-318
Contents
Ch. 1 : An assertive autonomy "ngay-ngay": the assertion of autonomy; the inculcation of autonomy : self-directed activity, acrimony and affection, children and independence; An equalitarian ethos -- Ch. 2: Engendering domination: gender and the ritual domain; Sociality between the genders; Sexuality and gender relations; Productive activities; Nurturance and the domination of women : conclusion : nurturers as subordinates -- Ch. 3: "Money nothing for us" : gambling on the future: village-wide income and expenditure patterns; Cash and the tempo of life; Cash within the Wik domain; Conclusion : the transformation of the Australian dollar -- "From before" : conflict and social reproduction : Assertiveness, anger and aggression; From Law to outlaw: conflict and social control; "Ngak way" : alcohol, power and destruction; Conclusion: Fighting, drinking and social reproduction -- Ch. 5: From culture to "culture" : the ritual underpinning of mundane life: initiations and male potency, mortuary ceremonies; Language as "culture"; The use and appropriation of space: traditional lands as symbolic resource; The contesting of space within Aurukun; The reification of "culture" -- Ch. 6: A fluid polity: The nature of Wik leadership : the autogenous bases of personal power and status; structural and achieved dimensions of power; An "elementary" domination: symbolic power and the constitution of reality; "Bosses" and "leaders": "style" and leadership; Emergent forms of leadership; The domains of leadership : the domains of power: Kampan groupins; Kampan and "clans"; Regional political domains; The limitations of personal power; Decisions and actions; Conclusions: fluidity in social process -- Appendix 1: Clans and estates -- Appendix 2: Changes in marriage patterns; Appendix 3: Orality and contextuality
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xiv, 342 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
David F. Martin;
Other physical details
ill., map;
Stock number
MAR08/232

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