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Frequent reference to the assessment criteria by both the supervisor and the student will help keep a sharper focus on the project. The necessary contacts and connections are generally more important for achieving a rewarding position in society than economic and cultural capital. What he found was that the Seneca designate their kin in a manner different from that of the Western culture. Documentary about the introduction of American television to the small Pacific island of Yap, examining the social and political impact that TV has had on the Yapese way of life.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 25, 1987)

ISBN: 0521342791


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