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Adolescence in Pacific Island societies / edited by Gilbert Herdt and Stephen C. Leavitt.

By: Herdt, Gilbert H, 1949-
Contributor(s): Leavitt, Stephen C | Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania
Language: English Publisher: Pittsburg : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.Description: xi, 239p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0822956721
Contents:
Contents: Introduction: studying adolescence in contemporary Pacific Island communities / G. Herdt, S.C. Leavitt; Adolescence in the Pacific: a biosocial view / C.M. Worthman; adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in an Australian Aboriginal community / V.K. Burbank, J.S Chisholm; Horticulture and hierarchy: the youthful beautification of the body in the Paiela and Porgera valleys / A. Biersack; Woman the sexual: Gebusi adolescence / E.M. Cantrell; Coming of age on Vanatinai / M. Lepowsky; Youth in Rotuma: then and now / Alan Howard; The Bikhet mystique: Bumbita adolescent males / S.C. Leavitt.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Closed Stacks H6/KX [ASS-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L69713

Bibl.: p.211-234.

Contents: Introduction: studying adolescence in contemporary Pacific Island communities / G. Herdt, S.C. Leavitt; Adolescence in the Pacific: a biosocial view / C.M. Worthman; adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in an Australian Aboriginal community / V.K. Burbank, J.S Chisholm; Horticulture and hierarchy: the youthful beautification of the body in the Paiela and Porgera valleys / A. Biersack; Woman the sexual: Gebusi adolescence / E.M. Cantrell; Coming of age on Vanatinai / M. Lepowsky; Youth in Rotuma: then and now / Alan Howard; The Bikhet mystique: Bumbita adolescent males / S.C. Leavitt.