is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009
1977 American Anthropological Association
Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 54–70, Spring 1977
How to Cite
Weiner, A. B. (1977), Trobriand Descent:. Ethos, 5: 54–70. doi: 10.1525/eth.1977.5.1.02a00050
Section II of this paper is an expanded version of chapter 2, section 2, pages 21–24 of Women of Value, Men of Renown, (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1976), used by permission. The data presented are based on field research in Kiriwina, Trobriand Islands in 1971–1972 and twelve weeks in 1976, the latter funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the University of Texas Research Institute. Revisions from an earlier draft of this paper were done while holding an American Council for Learned Societies Fellowship. I wish to thank Dennison Nash for critical reading and comments on an earlier draft.
- Issue published online: 28 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009