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Papua New Guinea

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Philip Fitzpatrick
Over 80% of Papua New Guineans live outside the main cities and towns and lead lives as subsistence gardeners and hunters. When expatriates come to work in the country they usually come from industrialized western societies with a completely different cultural background. This can cause innumerable problems for both the workers and their employees. When they work in rural areas they do so alongside people who may not understand western ways. This book is a short guide which suggests ways to ameliorate the consequences of two different cultural traditions coming together.