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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Volume 96 March 1987 Number 1
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NOTES AND NEWS
Contributors of Articles in this Issue
Janet Davidson is Honorary Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Otago. She was awarded her M.A. with 1st class honours in Anthropology from the University of Auckland, and has recently received her D.Sc. from the University of Otago. Formerly E. E. Vaile Archaeologist at Auckland Institute and Museum, Dr. Davidson was deeply involved in the study of paa through both excavations and site surveys. She has published extensively on the prehistory of New Zealand and tropical Polynesia.
Steven S. Webster is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, where he has taught since receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1972. His field work has been carried out in Peru and Mexico and, since 1972, in New Zealand. His research interests are the social history of Maori land legislation, the history of anthropological theory and ethnographic writing form, with particular regard to ethnographies on the Maori. Other essays related to the article appearing here have been published in Dialectical Anthropology and Critique of Anthropology.
Christine Ward Gailey received her doctorate in 1981 from the New School for Social Research, New York. Currently Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northeastern University, Boston, she is the author of a number of articles on precapitalist class and state formation. Her book, Kinship to Kingship: Gender Hierarchy and State Formation in the Tongan Islands, is being published by University of Texas Press. Gailey's current research, involving field work in Tonga, centres on the impact of capitalist markets on gender relations, particularly women's products and authority.
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