Hogbin, Herbert Ian, 1904-. Adoption in Wogeo, New Guinea

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

Title: Adoption in Wogeo, New Guinea

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Journal of the Polynesian Society -- Vol. 44 - 45

Published By: Original publisher The Journal of the Polynesian Society -- Vol. 44 - 45 New Plymouth, N.Z.: Thomas Avery and Sons. 1935-36. 208-215, 17-38 p., plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By H. Ian Hogbin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Wogeo (OJ27)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Drives and emotions (152); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Family relationships (593); Adoption (597); Status and treatment of the aged (888);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author attributes the rather common practice of child adoption in Wogeo to a genuine love of children, a desire for old age security, and the preservation of landholding within the family. Aside from the motives and procedure of adoption, he also discusses the attitudes and behaviors of the community, the birth family, the adopting parents and of the child itself.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. oj27-010

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: Part I (208-215) published in Vol. 44 and Part II (17-38) published in Vol. 45.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1934

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. Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1934

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Vokeo Island, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Vokeo Island (Papua New Guinea)

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