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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Indexed in CURRENT CONTENTS, Behavioral, Social and Managerial Sciences and in INDEX TO NEW NEALAND PERIODICALS- 3
NOTES AND NEWS
Contributors of articles in this issue
Shulamit Decktor Korn teaches anthropology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She has conducted field research on access to education and resources in Tonga, and is currently writing up the data to be presented as a doctoral dissertation at Washington University in St. Louis.
Katherine Luomala is well known to readers of J.P.S. A note about her appeared in the March 1973 “Notes and News”.
Sharon Tiffany, Ph.D. (UCLA) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater campus. She conducted field research in Western Samoa in 1969-70 and returned to the Samoan Archipelago for further work during the summer of 1973. Her major research interests are kinship, politics, and law, and she is currently working on a comparative study of non-unilineal descent systems in the Pacific.
Michael A. H. B. Walter has been a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Singapore since 1972, when he gained a Ph.D. from the Australian National University with a study of socio-economic changes in Northern Lau, Fiji. Earlier, he obtained a B.A. at Pembroke, Oxon, followed by a Diploma and B.Litt. at the Institute of Social Anthropology. His research interests include the effects of economic change on the spouse relationship in Malay society and the implications for Malay economic development; socio-economic change in rural Fiji; co-operatives; sexual rivalry and antagonism; and the sociology of tourism.
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