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Dreadlocks: Oceans, islands and skies : proceedings of the Oceans, Islands and Skies--Oceanic Conference on Creativity and Climate Change
  

Dreadlocks: Oceans, islands and skies : proceedings of the Oceans, Islands and Skies--Oceanic Conference on Creativity and Climate Change (Paperback)

Edited by Prasad, Mohit
Edited by Robie, David

This special edition of the literary journal Dreadlocks incorporates proceedings from Oceans, Islands and Skies - Oceanic Conference on Creativity and Climate Change. The conference highlighted the role of writers, artists and the media in environmental challenges in the Pacifi c.... The conference was held from 13-17 September 2010 at the Laucala Campus of the University of the South Pacifi c in Suva. The proceedings from the conference refl ect on the rationale that Oceania has always had at its core traditions creative expression that empowered us in our relationship with the environment. The conference papers, presentations, community events and the associated artists and writers festival that are included in the proceedings provide an alternative culture of responses to issues like climate change. This publication exemplifi es the synergy of creative spirits with academic papers and presentations from across the humanities, social sciences and scientifi c and environmental knowledge to better serve the Pacifi c in facing climate challenges. Publication was assisted by a grant from AUTs School of Communication Studies. The book is edited by Dr Mohit Prasad and includes a chapter by Professor David Robie, director of the Pacifi c Media Centre, editor of Pacifi c Journalism Review and former journalism coordinator at the University of the South Pacific.
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ISBN 9781927184028
Published NZ 1 Jan 2012
Publisher Pacific Media Centre
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781927184028
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Pacific Media Centre
Published 1 Jan 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Prasad, Mohit
Edited by Robie, David
Category Climatology
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 363
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 363.738740995
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience

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