Prof Karen Sykes

Professor of Anthropology

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Publications

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Bridewealth’s Prospects in 21st Century Melanesia: Valuables, Valuers, and Value

    Sykes, K. & Jourdan, C., 30 Nov 2020, In: Oceania. 90, 3 , p. 178 - 193

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Special Issue: Bridewealth and the Autonomy of Women

    Jourdan, C. & Sykes, K., 28 Nov 2020, 3 ed. Oceania Publications. 178 p. (Oceania)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologypeer-review

  4. Published

    A Father's Perspective on Bridewealth in the Making of the Transnational Papua New Guinean Household

    Sykes, K., 28 Oct 2020, In: Oceania. 90, 3, p. 234 - 252 19 p., OCEA5283.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. 2018
  6. Published

    Value

    Sykes, K., 19 Sep 2018, International Encyclopedia of Anthropology . Callan, H. (ed.). 1 ed. New York : John Wiley & Sons Ltd

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionarypeer-review

  7. Published

    A moral economy of the transnational Papua New Guinean household: solidarity and estrangement while ‘working other gardens’

    Sykes, K., 30 Apr 2018, The Quest for the Good Life in Precarious Times: Ethnographic Perspectives on the Domestic Moral Economy. Gregory, C. & Altman, J. (eds.). Canberra: ANU E Press, p. 105 - 138 34 p. (monographs in Anthropology)(Monographs in Anthropology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  8. 2017
  9. Published

    Inventing the Rules: Redefining Moral Agency amongst the First Post Independence Generation in Papua New Guinea

    Sykes, K., Durham, D. (ed.) & Solway, J. (ed.), Dec 2017, Elusive Adulthoods. Illinois: Indiana University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  10. 2016
  11. Published

    Value

    Sykes, K., 16 Sep 2016, In: Oxford On-Line Bibliographies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  12. 2015
  13. Published

    Priceless Value: From No Money on Our Skins to a Moral Economy of Investment

    Sykes, K. & Josephides, L. (ed.), 19 Nov 2015, Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements. London and New York: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, p. 123-142

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  14. 2014
  15. Published

    'Adopting an obligation': Innovative forms of inter-clan democracy in the Islands Region of Papua New Guinea

    Sykes, K., Feb 2014, In: Journal of Classical Sociology. 14, 1, p. 110-121 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. 2013
  17. Published

    Mortgaging the Bridewealth: problems with Brothers and problems with value

    Sykes, K., 17 Sep 2013, In: HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. 3, 2, p. 97-117 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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