Effects of Modernization on Three Areas of Island Life , by Francis X. Hezel, SJModernization poses difficult choices for people, especially regarding gender equality, fairness to those outside the family, and balance of concern between the household and the extended family.
Neglect, Physical Abuse, and Sexual Molestation in Palau , by Richard ShewmanReport on a study of physical and sexual abuse in Palauan families.
June 1992 (MC #07) Social Issues
Social Isolation, Cultural Competence, and Disability in the Carolines , by Mac MarshallHow physical disability is understood and dealt with in the islands.
Anthropology’s Contribution to Social Problems Research in Micronesia , by Francis X. Hezel, SJAnthropologists’ attempts to situate social problems in the context of cultural change.
March 1995 (MC #17) Social Issues