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Population, reproduction, and fertility in Melanesia

Author: Stanley J Ulijaszek
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2006.
Series: Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality, v. 8.
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"This volume explores relationships between human fertility and reproduction, subsistence systems, the symbolic use of ideas of fertility and reproduction in linking landscape to individuals and populations, in Melanesian societies, past and present. It thus offers an important contribution to our understanding of the implications of social and economic change for reproduction and fertility in the broadest  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley J Ulijaszek
ISBN: 1571816445 9781571816443
OCLC Number: 613102555
Description: viii, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Fertility and the depopulation of Melanesia: childlessness, abortion and introduced disease in Simbo and Ontong Java, Soloman Islands / Tim Bayliss-Smith --
The impacts of colonialism on health and fertility: western new Britain 1884-1940 / C. Gosden --
Purari population decline and resurgence across the twentieth century / Stanley J. Ulijaszek --
Migration and fertility of a small island population in Manus: a long-term analysis of its sedentes and migrants / Yuji Ataka, Ryutaro Ohtsuka --
Fertility and social reproduction in the Strickland-Bosavi region / Monica Minnegal, Peter D. Dwyer --
'Emptiness' and complementarity in Suau reproductive strategies / Melissa Demian --
Cognitive aspects of fertility and reproduction in Lak, New Ireland / Sean Kingston --
History embodied: authenticating the past in the New Guinea highlands / Michael O'Hanlon --
Variations on a theme: fertility, sexuality and masculinity in highland New Guinea / Pascale Bonnemére --
Fertility among the Anga of Papua New Guinea: a conspicuous absence / Pierre Lemonnier.
Series Title: Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley J. Ulijaszek.

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"This volume explores relationships between human fertility and reproduction, subsistence systems, the symbolic use of ideas of fertility and reproduction in linking landscape to individuals and populations, in Melanesian societies, past and present. It thus offers an important contribution to our understanding of the implications of social and economic change for reproduction and fertility in the broadest sense."--Jacket.

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Nominated for the 2007 Book Prize by the Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (AAA) ""provides a significant contribution to our knowledge of changes in fertility through its well-described Read more...

 
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