Table of contents for Embodying modernity and postmodernity : ritual, praxis, and social change in Melanesia / edited by Sandra C. Bamford.

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Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Illustrations
Sandra Bamford		Bodies in Transition: An Introduction to Emerging Forms
of Praxis in the Pacific. (1)	
Marta Rohatynskyj		Producing Omie Locality. (23) 	
Jerry Jacka 		 "Our Skins are Weak": Ipili Modernity and the Demise of 
Discipline. (56)		
Tony Crook	Machine Thinking: Changing Social and Bodily Divisions Around the Ok Tedi Mining Project. (100)	 
Thomas Strong	Why are Men in the Papua New Guinea Highlands Shrinking? Social Decay on the Margins of Modernity. (150)
John Barker	Modalities of Modernity in Maisin Society. (179)
Sandra Bamford	Unholy Noses. (233)
Margaret Williamson	The Thickness of Blood: Kwoma Definitions of "Us" and "You." (268)
Karen Sykes	Family Planning: The Changing Politics of Reproduction in Melanesia. (306)
Pamela Stewart	Self Decoration in Hagen and Duna (Papua New Guinea:
Andrew Strathern	Display and Disjuncture. (349)
Lamont Lindstrom	A Body of Postcards from Vanuatu. (374)
Eric Hirsch	(398)
	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Body, Human -- Social aspects -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Body, Human -- Symbolic aspects -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Politics and culture -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Culture and globalization -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Sex role -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Social change -- Melanesia -- Congresses.
Melanesia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.