By Deborah B. Gewertz

Category has turn into a function of existence in Papua New Guinea, obtrusive in either "traditional" and "modern" settings. This e-book examines the emergence of sophistication adjustments and its social and cultural ramifications in Wewak, capital of the East Sepik Province. It movingly conveys the wounds of sophistication inequalities, and divulges how classification has labored in related and alternative ways, and the way it has develop into attainable and believable for particularly prosperous "nationals," even these residing in modest city facilities, to give themselves as essentially more desirable to different Papua New Guineans.

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