This book examines the relationship between the sexes, especially the attitudes and behavior of men toward women, as a result of the economic, political, and structural constraints of New Guinea Highland social organization.
1. Introduction 2. Ideology About Women as a Form of Gerontocratic Control 3. The Social Matrix of the Relationship Between the Sexes 4. Socio-Economic Structure and Personality 5. Aversion Toward Women as a Population Regulatory Device 6. Aversion Toward Women as a Population Regulatory Device, II: Problems in Explanation 7. Conclusion