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Pamuk na poofta : criminalising consensual sex in Papua New Guinea

Stewart, Christine

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The terms I have chosen for my title, pamuk [slut, prostitute] and poofta [gay, effeminate] are common pejoratives in Tok Pisin for those whose sexual practices are still criminalised in Papua New Guinea, one of the many former British Commonwealth colonies still maintaining this criminalisation. The English common law system was imposed on the colonies with little regard for the social regulation and belief systems of the colonised. The current burgeoning HIV epidemic in PNG has thrown a...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151314

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