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Dreams made small : humiliation and education in a Dani modernity

Munro, Jenny

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Indigenous youth from the Baliem Valley area of Papua, Indonesia aspire to be part of 'progress' (kemajuan) in their isolated region but are constrained by colonial conditions that favour migrant Indonesians. In this thesis, indigenous Dani students leave the tense social and political setting of highlands Papua in order, they say, to broaden their horizons in North Sulawesi, a relatively prosperous, peaceful province four days east of Papua by passenger ship. Based on 16 months of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11013

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