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Sisters and Lovers Women and Desire in Bali

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ISBN-10: 0742518647

ISBN-13: 9780742518643

Edition: 2002

Authors: Megan Jennaway

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This text focuses on the romantic experiences of women from adolescence to maturity in a rural village in North Bali. It delves into the passion that exists below the veneer of patterns of courtship and marriage, motherhood, and connubial fidelity.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Illustrations and Tables
Introduction: Ethnography and Fiction in Punyanwangi
Muting Desire: Women, Sex, and Discourse
Producing Desire: Village Economy and Social Organization
Marrying Desire: Locating Women in the Social Order
Depriving Desire: Lovina Tourism and the Economy of Pleasure
Delinquent Desire: Female Sexuality in Punyanwangi
Expressing Desire: Women and Hysteria in Punyanwangi
Conclusion: Denial and Delirium: Women's Desire as Transgressive Capital
Epilogue: The Naming Ceremony
On Ethnographic Truth(s)
Discourse and Dichotomies
Notes on the Village Household Census
Gender and Labor in Punyanwangi
List of Agnatic Descent Groups (Tunggalan), Desa Adat Punyanwangi
About the Author