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Fa'a-Samoa: continuities and change : a study of Samoan migrants in Australia

Va'a, Leulu Felise


The primary aim of this thesis is the study of the .lifestyles of the Samoan migrant community in the two Sydney municipalities of Canterbury and Bankstown, with special emphasis on the nature of the continuities and social changes affecting the community, particularly those relating to the key social practices of fa'a-Samoa. These practices relate to various aspects of religious organisation, for example, the feagalga relationship between the pastors and their congregations; social exchange...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d86d16791


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