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Transforming Hawai'i : Balancing Coercion and Consent in Eighteenth-Century Kanaka Maoli Statecraft

Transforming Hawai'i : Balancing Coercion and Consent in Eighteenth-Century Kanaka Maoli Statecraft

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Abstract:This study examines the role of coercion in the unification of the Hawaiian Islands by Kamehameha I between 1782 and 1812 at a time of increasing European contact. Three interrelated themes in Hawaiian political evolution are examined: the balance betw...

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The General's Goose : Fiji's Tale of Contemporary Misadventure

The General's Goose : Fiji's Tale of Contemporary Misadventure

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Abstract:His admirers said he was a charismatic leader with a dazzling smile, a commoner following an ancient tradition of warrior service on behalf of an indigenous people who feared marginalisation at the hands of ungrateful immigrants. One tourist pleaded wi...

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Sharpening the Sword of State : Building Executive Capacities in the Public Services of the Asia-Pacific

Sharpening the Sword of State : Building Executive Capacities in the Public Services of the Asia-Pacific

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Abstract:Sharpening the Sword of State explores the various ways in which 10 jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific enhance their administrative capabilities through training and executive development. It traces how modern governments across this region look to deve...

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Better Than Welfare? : Work and Livelihoods for Indigenous Australians After CDEP

Better Than Welfare? : Work and Livelihoods for Indigenous Australians After CDEP

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Abstract:The end of the very long-standing Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme in 2015 marked a critical juncture in Australian Indigenous policy history. For more than 30 years, CDEP had been among the biggest and most influential programs ...

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Engaging the Neighbours : Australia and ASEAN Since 1974

Engaging the Neighbours : Australia and ASEAN Since 1974

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Abstract:From modest beginnings in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has become the premier regional institution in Southeast Asia. The 10 members are pursuing cooperation to develop the'ASEAN Community'and also sponsor wider dialogues th...

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Learning From Agri-environment Schemes in Australia : Investing in Biodiversity and Other Ecosystem Services on Farms

Learning From Agri-environment Schemes in Australia : Investing in Biodiversity and Other Ecosystem Services on Farms

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Abstract:Learning from agri-environment schemes in Australia is a book about the birds and the beef — more specifically it is about the billions of dollars that governments pay farmers around the world each year to protect and restore biodiversity. After more t...

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Confronting Fiji Futures

Confronting Fiji Futures

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Abstract: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 republishe...

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Engaging Indigenous Economy : Debating Diverse Approaches

Engaging Indigenous Economy : Debating Diverse Approaches

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Abstract:The engagement of Indigenous Australians in economic activity is a matter of long-standing public concern and debate. Jon Altman has been intellectually engaged with Indigenous economic activity for almost 40 years, most prominently through his elabora...

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Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics : Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics : Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

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Abstract:Despite the difference in their populations and political status, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea have comparable levels of economic dependence on the extraction and export of mineral resources. For this reason, the costs and benefits of large-scale...

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