Finongan Social Organization

Statement of Responsibility:
Rice, Christopher, Amy Rice, Bape Miring and Eric Dusack
Date:
2013
Date Created:
2010
Extent:
34 pages
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction 3 2. Maps 4 2.1 Maps of language area 4 2.2 Bakame village maps 5 3. Language Stability 7 4. Kinship 7 4.1 Kinship charts 7 4.2 Birth order names 12 4.3 Kinship terms 12 4.4 Relational dyads 13 4.5 Non-kin relational terms 15 4.6 Dominant relationship 15 5. Social Structure 16 5.1 Primary social orientation 16 5.2 Minimal social unit 16 5.3 Social groups 16 5.4 Group interaction 17 5.5 Significant life events 18 6. Politics 19 6.1 Influence groups 19 6.2 Interplay of traditional and introduced political systems 20 6.3 Community decision making 21 6.4 Attaining political status 21 6.5 Equalizing mechanisms 21 6.6 Women 22 6.7 Etiquette 22 6.8 Transfer of important truths 22 6.9 Disputes 22 6.10 Breaches of social norms 23 6.11 Modern politics 25 7. Economy 25 7.1 Forms of wealth 25 7.2 Acquisition of wealth 25 7.3 Exchange networks 26 7.4 Non-economic factors 26 7.5 Reciprocity mechanisms 26 7.6 Influences on morality 26 7.7 Cash economy 26 7.8 Provision of basic needs 27 7.9 Work 27 7.10 Land 28 7.11 Religious influences 28 8. Problems & Felt Needs 28 8.1 Basic wellbeing 28 8.2 Expressed needs 29 8.3 Local efforts to meet needs 29 8.4 Perceived hindrances 30 8.5 Useful vernacular literature 30 9. Past/present Development 30 9.1 Development history 30 9.2 Attitudes toward future development 31 9.3 Attitudes toward outside agents of change 31 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY 31 11. PROGRAM IMPLICATIONS 33
Country:
Papua New Guinea
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Subject:
Social organization
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Entry Number:
55367