Swartz, Marc J.. Sexuality and aggression on Romonum, Truk

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

Title: Sexuality and aggression on Romonum, Truk

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American anthropologist -- Vol. 60

Published By: Original publisher American anthropologist -- Vol. 60 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association. 1958. 467-486 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Marc J. Swartz

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Chuuk (OR19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Adjustment processes (154); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Premarital sex relations (836); Extramarital sex relations (837);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article examines two important Chuukese relationships which involve direct sexual expression in the society, that of the marital 'spouse relationship,' viewed by the natives as less satisfactory for the purposes of sexual gratification than that of the extra or pre-marital 'sweetheart' relationship.' Both of the above relationships are thoroughly discussed especially in the light of their respective functions in the society as mechanisms of psychological adjustment to conflicts and emotional stress inherent in Chuukese culture. Additional data are also given on divorce, brother-in-law and father-in-law relations, sexual techniques, and legal norms relating to the regulating of the 'sweetheart relationships.'

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. or19-012

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. 485-486)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1955-1956

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. John Beierle ; 1964

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1955-1956

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Romanum Island, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Trukese (Micronesian people)

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