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Introduction: Kinship in the Pacific as Knowledge that Counts
Christina Toren and Simonne Pauwels

Chapter 1. The Mutual Implication of Kinship and Chiefship in Fiji
Unaisi Nabobo-Baba

Chapter 2. Pigs for Money: Kinship and the Monetisation of Exchange among the Truku
Ching-Hsiu Lin

Chapter 3. Fijian Kinship: Exchange and Migration
Jara Hulkenberg

Chapter 4. Gendered Sides and Ritual Moieties: Tokelau Kinship as Social Practice
Ingjerd Hoëm

Chapter 5. Tongan Kinship Terminology and Social Stratification
Svenja Völkel

Chapter 6. ‘I suffered when my sister gave birth.’ Transformations of the Brother–Sister Bond Among the Ankave-Anga of Papua New Guinea
Pascale Bonnemère

Chapter 7. The Vasu Position and the Sister’s Mana. The Case of Lau (Fiji)
Simonne Pauwels

Chapter 8. Sister or Wife? You’ve Got to Choose. A Solution to the Puzzle of Village Exogamy in Samoa
Serge Tcherkézoff

Chapter 9. The Sister’s Return. The Brother-Sister Relationship, the Tongan Fahu and the Unfolding of Kinship in Polynesia
Françoise Douaire-Marsaudon

Chapter 10. How Would We Have Got Here if our Paternal Grandmother Had Not Existed? Relations of Locality, Blood, Life and Name in Nasau (Fiji)
Françoise Cayrol

Chapter 11. How ritual articulates kinship
Christina Toren

Notes on Contributors

Living Kinship in the Pacific

Edited by Christina Toren and Simonne Pauwels

274 pages, 17 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-577-6 Hb Published (April 2015)

ISBN  978-1-78533-520-4 Pb Published (April 2017)

eISBN 978-1-78238-578-3 eBook