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The Congress of Micronesia : Development of the Legislative Process in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

The Congress of Micronesia : Development of the Legislative Process in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

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Abstract:In the western Pacific Ocean north of the equator, the far-flung islands of Micronesia extend across an area as large as that of the United States. Most of this area is administered by the United States as a trusteeship granted by the United Nations af...

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Contested Terrain

Contested Terrain

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Abstract:Contested Terrain provides a cutting-edge, comprehensive and innovative approach to critically analysing the multidimensional and contested nature of security narratives, justified by different ideological, political, cultural and economic rationales. ...

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Framing the Islands : Power and Diplomatic Agency in Pacific Regionalism

Framing the Islands : Power and Diplomatic Agency in Pacific Regionalism

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Abstract:Since its origins in late eighteenth-century European thought, the idea of placing a regional frame around the Pacific islands has never been just an exercise in geographical mapping. This framing has always been a political exercise. Contending region...

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Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

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Abstract:The relationship between customary land tenure and'modern'forms of landed property has been a major political issue in the ‘Spearhead'states of Melanesia since the late colonial period, and is even more pressing today, as the region is subject to its o...

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Party Rules? : Dilemmas of Political Party Regulation in Australia

Party Rules? : Dilemmas of Political Party Regulation in Australia

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Abstract:Trust in political parties has never been lower, but we have more and more of them, to the point where voters need magnifying sheets to read ballot papers. What is the relationship between party regulation and the nature of our democracy? How is it tha...

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The Three Sector Solution : Delivering Public Policy in Collaboration with Not-for-profits and Business

The Three Sector Solution : Delivering Public Policy in Collaboration with Not-for-profits and Business

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Abstract:This collection of essays had its origins in a one-day workshop held in August 2015 at The Australian National University. Jointly convened by Dr John Butcher (ANZSOG) and Professor David Gilchrist (Curtin Not-for-profit Initiative) the purpose of the ...

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Understanding Oceania : Celebrating the University of the South Pacific and Its Collaboration with The Australian National University

Understanding Oceania : Celebrating the University of the South Pacific and Its Collaboration with The Australian National University

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Abstract:This book is inspired by the University of the South Pacific, the leading institution of higher education in the Pacific Islands region. Founded in 1968, USP has expanded the intellectual horizons of generations of students from its 12 member countries...

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The Promise of Prosperity : Visions of the Future in Timor-Leste

The Promise of Prosperity : Visions of the Future in Timor-Leste

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Abstract:For the people of Timor-Leste, independence promised a fundamental transformation from foreign occupation to self-rule, from brutality to respect for basic rights, and from poverty to prosperity. In the eyes of the country's political leaders, revenue ...

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Making Copyright Work for the Asian Pacific : Juxtaposing Harmonisation with Flexibility

Making Copyright Work for the Asian Pacific : Juxtaposing Harmonisation with Flexibility

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Abstract:This book provides a contemporary overview of developing areas of copyright law in the Asian Pacific region. While noting the tendency towards harmonisation through free trade agreements, the book takes the perspective that there is a significant amoun...

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A New Rival State? : Australia in Tsarist Diplomatic Communications

A New Rival State? : Australia in Tsarist Diplomatic Communications

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Abstract:A New Rival State? is a unique collection of dispatches written in 1857–1917 by the Russian consuls in Melbourne to the Imperial Russian Embassy in London and the Russian Foreign Ministry in St Petersburg. Written by eight consuls, they offer a Russian...

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