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Transformation of Gender in Melanesia

Transformation of Gender in Melanesia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Macintyre, Ms. Martha; Spark, Ceridwen

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Despite the plethora of research on gender and the many projects designed to improve their status in the Pacific region, women continue to be disadvantaged and marginalised in social, economic and political spheres. How are we to understand this and what does it mean for research ...

ISBN 9781760460884
Published 3 February 2017 by ANU Press
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Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945

Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (Paperback)

Edited by Gray, Geoffrey; Munro, Doug; Winter, Christine

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Examines the effect World War II had on careers of Australasian social scientists. It links scholars through geography, transnational, national and personal scholarly networks, and shared intellectual traditions, explores their use, and contextualizes their experiences and contri ...

ISBN 9781921862496
Published 1 December 2011 by ANU Press
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Framing the Global Economic Downturn: Crisis Rhetoric and the Politics of Recessions
  

Framing the Global Economic Downturn: Crisis Rhetoric and the Politics of Recessions (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hart, Paul 't

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The global economic downturn that followed the collapse of major US financial institutions is no doubt the most significant crisis of our times. Its effects on corporate and governmental balance sheets have been devastating, as have been its impacts on th

ISBN 9781921666049
Published 8 December 2009 by ANU Press
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Gender Violence & Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea & Vanuatu

Gender Violence & Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea & Vanuatu (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Biersack, Aletta; Jolly, Margaret; Macintyre, Ms. Martha

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The postcolonial states of Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu operate today in a global arena in which human rights are widely accepted. As ratifiers of UN treaties such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Ri ...

ISBN 9781760460709
Published 15 December 2016 by ANU Press
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Archaeology of Early Christianity in Vanuatu (Terra Australis 44): Kastom and Religious Change on Tanna and Erromango, 1839-1920

Archaeology of Early Christianity in Vanuatu (Terra Australis 44): Kastom and Religious Change on Tanna and Erromango, 1839-1920 (Paperback)

By Flexner, James L.

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Religious change is at its core a material as much as a spiritual process. Beliefs related to intangible spirits, ghosts, or gods were enacted through material relationships between people, places, and objects. The archaeology of mission sites from Tanna and Erromango islands, so ...

ISBN 9781760460747
Published 16 December 2016 by ANU Press
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The People Have Spoken: The 2014 Elections in Fiji
 

The People Have Spoken: The 2014 Elections in Fiji (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Ratuva, Steven; Lawson, Stephanie

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The September 2014 elections in Fiji was one of the most anticipated in the history of the country, coming after eight years of military rule and under a radically new constitution that introduced a system of proportional representative (PR) and without any reserved communal seat ...

ISBN 9781760460013
Published 1 March 2016 by ANU Press
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Indigenous People's Innovation: Intellectual Property Pathways to Development
 

Indigenous People's Innovation: Intellectual Property Pathways to Development (Paperback)

By Drahos, Professor Peter; Frankel, Susy

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Traditional knowledge systems are also innovation systems. This book analyses the relationship between intellectual property and indigenous innovation. The contributors come from different disciplinary backgrounds including law, ethnobotany and science. Drawing on examples from A ...

ISBN 9781921862779
Published 1 August 2012 by ANU Press
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Confronting Fiji Futures
 

Confronting Fiji Futures (Paperback, Reprint)

Edited by Akram-Lodhi, A. Haroon

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Fiji, post-independence, has seen several governments, two military coups and, amidst sweeping social, economic and political changes, the presence of divisive identity politics in its journey towards a united, collective Fiji community. This republished edition of Confronting ...

ISBN 9781921934292
Published 1 January 2016 by ANU Press
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Pacific Islanders Under German Rule: A Study in the Meaning of Colonial Resistance
 

Pacific Islanders Under German Rule: A Study in the Meaning of Colonial Resistance (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reprint)

By Hempenstall, Peter

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This is an important book. It is a reprint of the first detailed study of how Pacific Islanders responded politically and economically to their rulers across the German empire of the Pacific. Under one cover, it captures the variety of interactions between the various German colo ...

ISBN 9781921934315
Published 10 June 2016 by ANU Press
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Ma'afu, Prince of Tonga, Chief of Fiji: The Life and Times of Fiji's First Tui Lau
 

Ma'afu, Prince of Tonga, Chief of Fiji: The Life and Times of Fiji's First Tui Lau (Paperback)

By Spurway, John

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Enele Ma'afu, son of Aleamotu'a, Tu'i Kanokupolu, grew up during a time of unprecedented social and political change in Tonga following the advent of Christianity. Moving to Lau, Fiji, in 1847 when he was about 21, he skilfully exploited kinship links to establish a power base th ...

ISBN 9781925021172
Published 1 February 2015 by ANU Press
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