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Martha Macintyre interviewed by Ann Turner [sound recording]
Bib ID 2111667
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Macintyre, Martha, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2000-2001 
7 digital audio tapes (ca. 455 min.) 
Summary

Macintyre, an anthropologist, speaks of her family background and working class upbringing in Melbourne, her education at MacRobertson Girls' High, her Arts degree from University of Melbourne and postgraduate work at Cambridge, 1972-75 and 1977-78, the influence of Sir Edmund Leach lecturing on women and society, how she balances marriage and a career, gaining the Certificate of Social Anthropology from Cambridge, took an appointment as a tutor in history and women's studies at Murdoch University in 1976 and returned there in 1979, undertook a doctoral scholarship at the Australian National University, 1983-83, making her first visits to Tubetube, Papua New Guinea, accepted in 1984 position at Monash as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Anthropology, her work among refugees from El Salvador, lecturer in sociology at La Trobe University, 1985-93, developing her interest in gender issues and migrant women's health and welfare, continued work on the issues of women among the Tubetube people.

Macintyre from 1995 undertook a social impact study of the Misima gold mine in the Milne Bay province of Papua New Guinea as well as an ongoing study of the social impact of Lihir gold mine in the New Ireland province of New Guinea, also the status of women in Papua New Guinea since their independence in 1975, the discrimination of women in academia noting differences between universities and departments, her ongoing interest in women's issues.

Notes

Preservation and user cassette copies made.

Recorded on Oct. 14, 2000 at O'Connor, A.C.T. and Feb. 5 & 7, 2001 at Carlton, Vic.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (1 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 102 leaves) 
Subjects Macintyre, Martha -- Interviews.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women college teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Tubetube Island.  |  Sex discrimination in education -- Australia.  |  Sex discrimination in employment -- Australia.  |  Tubetube Island -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Turner, Ann, 1929-2011, Interviewer

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