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Rights in nurturing : the social relations of child-bearing and rearing amongst the Kugu-Nganychara, western Cape York Peninsula, Australia

von Sturmer, Diane E.


The thesis examines the social relations of human reproduction amongst the Kugu-Nganychara Aboriginal people of western Cape York Peninsula, north Queensland, Australia. Recognizing the comparative dearth of detailed ethnographic information on the subject of human reproduction amongst Australian Aborigines, a major concern of the thesis is the presentation of a comprehensive description of the parameters of begetting, bearing and rearing children amongst the Kugu-Nganychara. The focus...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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