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Ambivalences in child training by the Semai of peninsular Malaysia and other peoples

Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies15 (1) • Published In 2001 • Pages: 89-129

By: Dentan, Robert Knox.

Abstract
In this article, Dentan discusses child-rearing practices in context of the Semai's basic fear of hostile and more powerful outsiders. He also discusses headhunting stories as a metaphor for the same fears.
Subjects
Drives and emotions
Acculturation and culture contact
Verbal arts
Ethnic stratification
Behavior toward non-relatives
External relations
Missions
Techniques of socialization
culture
Semai
HRAF PubDate
2012
Region
Asia
Sub Region
Southeast Asia
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
Ian Skoggard; 2012
Coverage Date
1962-2000
Coverage Place
Perak, Malaysia
Notes
Robert K. Dentan
Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-129)
LCSH
Senoi (Southeast Asian people)