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Qualitative thinking : an examination of the classificatory systems, evaluative systems and cognitive structures of the Yolnu people of North-east Arnhem Land

Rudder, John


This thesis is an analysis of the classificatory and evaluative systems used by the Yolnu people of Elcho Island in North-east Arnhem Land. In the process of examining these systems, I attempt to demonstrate how the Yolnu qualitative approach effects the meanings of the evaluations and classifications made. In Chapter One, I introduce the relationship between my thesis and current literature. I also give a brief outline of the physical and cultural environment from within which the Yolnu...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7783bbc2526


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