Asmussen, Vibeke, 1966-. Constructing gender and local morality: exchange practices in a Javanese village

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Constructing gender and local morality: exchange practices in a Javanese village

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Indonesia and the Malay world -- Vol. 32, no. 94

Published By: Original publisher Indonesia and the Malay world -- Vol. 32, no. 94 Oxford: Oxford University Press for the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. 2004. 315-329 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Vibeke Asmussen

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Gift giving (431); Exchange transactions (437); Gender status (562); Division of labor by gender (462); Family relationships (593); Inter-community relations (628); Etiquette (576); Ethics (577); Ethos (181); Buying and selling (432); Games (524); Gambling (525); Social relationships and groups (571); Status, role, and prestige (554); Settlement patterns (361); Organized ceremonial (796); Visiting and hospitality (574);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is concerned with locally functioning exchange practices among rural households in Sarijati, a village in Central Java. It shows that exchange among rural households in this village express and produce gendered social practices as well as a rationale for local morality. Ethnographic evidence for this argument comes from a closer analysis of the various reasons male and female heads of household give for participating in different types of exchange including work parties, informal rotating credit/saving groups, and ocassional gifting and organizing feasts.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 44

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. oe05-044

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-329)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1996-1998

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1996-2004

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Java, Indonesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Javanese (Indonesian people)


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