Birthing in the Pacific: Beyond Tradition and Modernity?
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264pp. November 2001
Birthing in the Pacific: Beyond Tradition and Modernity?
Editor: Lukere, Vicki; Jolly, Margaret;
This collection explores birthing in the Pacific against the background of debates about tradition and modernity. A wide-ranging introduction and conclusion, together with case studies from Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and Tonga, show h
"Vibrant, accessible and providing an enticing potential entry point into the rich and complex field of Pacific scholarship" --Australian Journal of Anthropology 15 (2004)

"A superb contribution to Pacific medical anthropology and to the histor

Editor: Lukere, Vicki; Jolly, Margaret;
Vicki Lukere is visiting fellow at the Gender Relations Centre, The Australian National University. Margaret Jolly is professor and head of the Gender Relations Centre, The Australian National University.
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