Goddard Michael Books
Books di Goddard Michael editi da Berghahn Books
Out of Place
edizioni Berghahn Books collana Berghahn Books (Hardcover) , 2011
When Goddard (anthropology, Macquarie U., Australia) began research on mentally ill people in Papua New Guinea, he discovered that the little he had learned about Western psychiatry was of no help to him, and the doctoral dissertation that emerged from that research was so peculiar that he did not allow much access...
edizioni Berghahn Books collana Berghahn Books (Hardcover) , 2009
In an effort to overcome legal, geographical, and social distances between village societies and the formal courts of Papua New Guinea, the country introduced a village court system in 1974. The courts were intended to be characterized by informality, freedom from legal technicalities, and a commitment to "substantial...