Dentan, Robert Knox, 1936-. Ambivalences in child training by the Semai of peninsular Malaysia and other peoples

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

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

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies -- Vol. 15, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies -- Vol. 15, no. 1 [s.l.]: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University. 2001. 89-129 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert K. Dentan

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Semai (AN06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Drives and emotions (152); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Verbal arts (5310); Ethnic stratification (563); Behavior toward non-relatives (609); External relations (648); Missions (797); Techniques of socialization (861);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document 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.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 29

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. an06-029

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-129)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1962-1963, 1975, 1991-1992

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1962-2000

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Perak, Malaysia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Senoi (Southeast Asian people)

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