Lives on the Line

Lives on the Line : Women and Ecology on a Pacifc Atoll

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Intended as a supplement to women's studies, human ecology, medical anthropology, or Pacific anthropology courses. LIVES ON THE LINE examines women's issues in Butaritari, an equatorial Pacific atoll 15 kilometers long and a few hundred meters wide. This case study shows how the constraints of ecology and teh contingencies of history weave through patterns of human activity on Butaritari Atoll.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 163.1 x 235.2 x 4.8mm | 154.22g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155019694
  • 9780155019690

Table of contents

Preface. Part 1: Contact and Isolation: Butaritari and History. Women as Mothers and Lovers. Women's Reproductive Health. An Ecology of Human Behavior. References Cited. Glossary of Kiribati Terms.
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