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Raitman Olgeta: Negotiating What it Means to be a ‘Good’ Man in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

Lusby, Stephanie


This thesis investigates ambivalences and tensions in the ways that men and their communities frame what it means to be a raitman, a ‘real’ man or ‘good’ man, in contemporary East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. In looking at the refraction of aspirational masculinity through lived experiences of men and their communities, I argue that to affect change, there is a need for more nuanced and politicised conceptualisations of masculinities in the context of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514899046c0


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