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Becoming Tongan : an ethnography of childhood / Helen Morton
Bib ID 2833535
Format BookBook
Author
Lee, Helen Morton, 1960-
 
Description Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c1996 
ix, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0824817583 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
0824817958 (alkaline paper) (paper)
Full contents
  • 1. The Ethnography of Childhood
  • 2. The Kingdom of Tonga
  • 3. Having Children: "Paradise on Earth"
  • 4. Becoming Poto: What to Learn
  • 5. Children's Everyday Lives: Socialization in Context
  • 6. Learning to Be Poto
  • 7. Sanctioned Violence: Punishment and Aggression in Tonga
  • 8. The Socialization of Emotion
  • 9. Becoming Tongan: The Future
  • Appendix 1. Student Questionnaire and Tabulated Personal Data
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-337) and index.

In English with some Tongan

Subjects Ethnology -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Children -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Child psychology -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Child rearing -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Ethnopsychology -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Child development -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Socialization -- Tonga -- Holonga (Tongatapu Island).  |  Holonga (Tongatapu Island, Tonga) -- Social life and customs.

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