The Resource Pindan : a preliminary comment

Pindan : a preliminary comment

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Pindan : a preliminary comment
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Pindan : a preliminary comment
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Based on field work in 1959-1960; describes mining venture by people of 13 tribal groups (not listed) near Port Hedland, brief notes on situation prior to foundation; formal structure - directors, shareholders, role of D.W. McLeod, notes on legal dispute, committee organization, policy decisions, system of punishments for infringement of rules, organization of work parties & gangs, appointment of bosses; social organization - adoption of Njangomada section system, rise in de facto unions, approval of marriage & divorce by Group, breaking of avoidance relationships in work situation, circumcision in hospital; alternatives to mining (pearl shell, fishing, pastoralism), cooperative finance, primary schooling in Port Hedland, value of community in acculturation process; footnote on housing conditions at camps
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Wilson, Katrin E
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  • McLeod, D. W.
  • Pindan Pty. Ltd
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Pindan : a preliminary comment
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M0054453
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0078143
Label
Pindan : a preliminary comment
Publication
Control code
M0054453
System control number
0078143

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