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Pac.DU740.42.S65 1994
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TITLE: Hard times on Kairiru Island : poverty, development, and morality in a Papua New Guinea village / Michael French Smith.
AUTHOR: Smith, Michael French.
PUBLISHED: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1994.
DESCRIPTION: viii, 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-271) and index.
NOTES: 1. Introduction: Hard Times, Goodness, and Visions of the Future -- 2. The Setting: History and Geography, Kinship and Leadership, Food and Money -- 3. Social Relations and Material Well-Being -- 4. The Supernatural: Old and New --5. The Case of the Konan -- 6. Understanding Poverty: The Mundane, the Extraordinary, and the Moral Preoccupation --7. Redefining Good Social Relations: Reciprocity vs the Commercial Spirit -- 8. Redefining Good Social Relations: Organizing Time and Work -- 9. The Future, Hard Times, and Visions of Goodness -- Appendix: Time-Allocation Data.
SUBJECT: Kairiru (Papua New Guinea people)--Economic conditions.
SUBJECT: Kairiru (Papua New Guinea people)--Social conditions.
SUBJECT: Subsistence economy--Papua New Guinea--Kragur.
SUBJECT: Kragur (Papua New Guinea)--Economic conditions.
SUBJECT: Kragur (Papua New Guinea)--Social conditions.

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