Stewart, Christine

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Stewart, Christine

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Christine Stewart was awarded a BA Hons degree from Sydney University, majoring in Anthropology and Indonesian & Malayan Studies, which was followed by a year's study in Jakarta before moving to Papua New Guinea, where she received a law degree at the University of Papua New Guinea. She then worked as a legal officer with the Papua New Guinea Law Reform Commission. Stewart was a PhD scholar in the Gender Relations Centre, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies and was awarded her PhD from ANU in July 2012 for her thesis ‘Pamuk na Poofta: criminalising consensual sex in Papua New Guinea’. Stewart co-edited the volume Engendering Violence in Papua New Guinea, with Margaret Jolly.


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anthropologist; lawyer; researcher

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Entered from deposit description on 4 June 2012




Australian National University, (accessed on 28 November 2011)
ANU Press, (accessed on 11 August 2015)

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