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Associate Professor Martha Macintyre

BA(Hons)(Melbourne), Certificate of Social Anthropology (Cambridge), PhD (ANU)

Elected: 2012

Discipline: Anthropology

Specialisation: Papua New Guinea Anthropology

Profile

Associate Professor Martha Macintyre is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne. An anthropologist, her research concentrates on social change in Melanesia. Her major interests are in the areas of the social impacts of mining and resource extractive industries; gender inequality; medical anthropology and historical ethnography. Other areas of interest include: environmental anthropology; photography and ethnographic representation; and human rights.

Appointments

  • Lecturer – Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University 1984 – 1998 (Anthropology)
  • Senior Lecturer – Associate Professor and Reader, The University of Melbourne 1998 – 2009 (Medical Anthropology); Director, Gender Studies 2010

Publications

M Macintyre (2012) ‘Post-Colonial Societies: Melanesia’ in A Handbook of Social Anthropology. J Carrier and D Gewerts (eds). New York: Bergahn

M Macintyre (2012) ‘Gender Violence in Melanesia and the Problem of Millennium Development Goal No. 3’, in Engendering Violence in Papua New Guinea. M Jolly, C Stewart and C Brewer (eds). Canberra: ANU e-press

M Patterson and M Macintyre (2011) Managing  Modernity in the Western Pacific. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press

M Macintyre (2011) ‘Money changes everything. Papua New Guinean women in the modern economy’, in Managing Modernity in the Western Pacific. M Patterson and M Macintyre (eds). St Lucia: University of Queensland Press

M Macintyre (2011) ‘Modernity, Gender and Mining: Experiences from Papua New Guinea’ in Gendering the field: towards sustainable livelihoods for mining in mining communities. Kuntala Lahiri Dutt (ed). Canberra: ANU e-press

M Macintyre and A McLeod (2011) ‘The Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary’, in Civic Insecurity: Law, Order and HIV in Papua New Guinea. Studies in State and society in the Pacific No 6. Vicki Luker and Sinclair Dinnen (eds). Canberra: ANU e-press

Contact

Contact Information

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