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Agencies of social control in Central Australian Aboriginal societies, T.G.H. Strehlow

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Agencies of social control in Central Australian Aboriginal societies
Title
Agencies of social control in Central Australian Aboriginal societies
Statement of responsibility
T.G.H. Strehlow
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study of Aranda social institutions through the early life of Rauwiraka; totemic affiliations - interrelation of birth and inherited totem; ritual obligations and the rights to ritual objects; kinship relations and the functioning of the section system; paternity practice and doctrine; marriage and the family- marriage rituals, gender relations, betrothal, punishment within marriages; child rearing, education and socialisation; initiation ritual and discipline; punishment for social transgression; conflict, insult and fighting; food sharing; inter-group conflict - revenge killing, limitations on violence; powers of senior men in dealing with crimes - insolence, incest, sacrilege; rules for dealing with ritual objects; revenge and its limits; role and powers of the ingkata - Aranda systems of government; class within the kinship system - access to other's territory and the effects of colonisation; examples of clan responsibilities and inter clan relations; residency patterns; fear of unfamiliar country; function of magic; theft of ritual objects; views on western desert traditions; morning customs
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1908-1978
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Strehlow, T. G. H.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Agencies of social control in Central Australian Aboriginal societies, T.G.H. Strehlow
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.50
Extent
p. 1-50
Immediate source of acquisition
Second copy donated by Lindsay Cleland.
Label
Agencies of social control in Central Australian Aboriginal societies, T.G.H. Strehlow
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.50
Extent
p. 1-50
Immediate source of acquisition
Second copy donated by Lindsay Cleland.

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