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Publications - Mosko, Mark

Please contact this author at Mark.Mosko@anu.edu.au for other publications information.

Journal articles

  • Mosko, M (2014). Cards on Kiriwina: Magic, Cosmology, and the 'Divine Dividual' in Trobriand Gambling Oceania. Vol. 84 239-255.
  • Mosko, M (2014). Malinowski's magical puzzles: Toward a new theory of magic and procreation in Trobriand society HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. Vol. 4 Jan-47.
  • Mosko, M (2013). Omarakana revisited, or 'do dual organizations exist?' in the Trobriands Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 19 482-509.
  • Mosko, M (2012). Laki Charms: 'Luck' and Personal Agency in North Mekeo Social Change Social Analysis. Vol. 56 19-38.
  • Mosko, M (2011). Book review: Pacific Mythology, Thy Name Is Woman Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 12 202-204.
  • Mosko, M (2010). Levi-Strauss: Good to Think The Australian Anthropological Society Newsletter. Vol. 117 7-Sep.
  • Mosko, M (2010). Partible penitents: a response to comments Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 16 253-259.
  • Mosko, M (2010). Partible penitents: dividual personhood and Christian practice in Melanesia and the West Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 16 215-240.
  • Mosko, M (2009). Maussian Mementos (Letter to the editor) Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 15 853-855.
  • Mosko, M (2009). The fractal yam: botanical imagery and human agency in the Trobriands Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 15 679-700.
  • Mosko, M (2007). Fashion as fetish: The agency of modern clothing and traditional body decoration among North Mekeo of Papua New Guinea The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 19 39-83.
  • Mosko, M (2005). Literal Meanings: The Case of Mekeo Sorcery Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 6 57-79.
  • Mosko, M (2005). Customary land tenure and agricultural success: The Mekeo case Australia Institute - Discussion Papers. Vol. 80 16-21.
  • Mosko, M (2004). Review of Ethnographic Artefacts: Challenges to a reflexive anthropology Australian Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 15 115-117.
  • Mosko, M (2002). Book Review: Property, substance and effect: anthropological essays on persons and things Oceania. Vol. tba .
  • Mosko, M (2002). Totem and transaction: the objectification of tradition among North Mekeo Oceania. Vol. 73 89-109.
  • Mosko, M (2001). Syncretic persons: sociality, agency and personhood in recent charismatic ritual practices among North Mekeo (PNG) Australian Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 12 259-274.
  • Mosko, M (2000). Inalienable ethnography: Keeping-while-giving and the Trobriand Case Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Vol. 6 377-396.

Books

  • Mosko, M & Damon, F (2005). On The Order of Chaos: Social Anthropology and the Science of Chaos . US: Berghahn Books.

Book chapters

  • Mosko, M (2013). Dividuals, Individuals, or Possessive Individuals?: Recent transformations of North Mekeo commoditization, personhood, and sociality. In Fiona McCormack and Kate Barclay (Ed.), Engaging with Capitalism: Cases from Oceania (Research in Economic Anthropology, Volume 33) (pp. 167-198) Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
  • Mosko, M (2012). The Making of Chiefs: 'Hereditary Succession', Personal Agency and Exchange in North Mekeo Chiefdoms. In Laurent Dousset and Serge Tcherkezoff (Ed.), The Scope of Anthropology: Maurice Godelier's Work in Context (pp. 155-190) New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Mosko, M (2010). Deep Wholes: Fractal Holography in Trobriand Agency and Culture. In Ton Otto and Nils Bubandt (Ed.), Experiments in Holism: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Anthropology (pp. 150-173) Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Mosko, M (2009). Black Powder, White Magic: European armaments and sorcery in early Mekeo and Roro encounters. In Margaret Jolly, Serge Tcherkezoff, Darrell Tryon (Ed.), Oceanic encounters: exchange, desire, violence (pp. 259-293) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Mosko, M (2006). Self-Scaling the Earth: Relations of land, society and body among North Mekeo, Papua New Guinea. In Thomas Reuter (Ed.), Sharing the earth, dividing the land: Land and territory in the Austronesian world (pp. 277-297) Canberra: ANU ePress.
  • Mosko, M (2005). Sex, Procreation and Menstruation: North Mekeo and the Trobriands. In Claudia Gross, Harriet D. Lyons, Dorothy A Counts (Ed.), A Polymath Anthropologist: Essays in Honour of Ann Chowning (pp. 55-61) Auckland: University of Auckland.
  • Mosko, M & Damon, F (2005). Preface and Acknowledgments. In Mark S Mosko & Frederick H Damon (Ed.), On The Order of Chaos: Social Anthropology and the Science of Chaos (pp. x-xi) US: Berghahn Books.
  • Mosko, M (2005). Peace, War, Sex, and Sorcery: Nonlinear Analogical Transformation in the Early Escalation of North Mekeo Sorcery and Chiefly Practice. In Mark S Mosko & Frederick H Damon (Ed.), On The Order of Chaos: Social Anthropology and the Science of Chaos (pp. 166-205) US: Berghahn Books.
  • Mosko, M (2005). Introduction: A (Re)Turn to Chaos: Chaos theory, the Sciences, and Social Anthropological Theory. In Mark S Mosko & Frederick H Damon (Ed.), On The Order of Chaos: Social Anthropology and the Science of Chaos (pp. Jan-46) US: Berghahn Books.
  • Mosko, M (2004). Maipa Made Me Do It. In Brij V. Lal (Ed.), Pacific Places, Pacific Histories (pp. 177-194) Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

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