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Pacific realities : changing perspectives on resilience and resistance / edited by Laurent Dousset and Melissa Nayral.

Other author/creatorDousset, Laurent, editor.
Other author/creatorNayral, Melissa, editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Berghahn Books, 2019.
Descriptionviii, 170 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Pacific perspectives : studies of the European society for oceanists ;
Pacific perspectives ; v.6.
Contents Introduction : resistance and resilience / Laurent Dousset and Melissa Nayral -- A story in and on signs : making resistance and acquiescence legible as forms of resilience / Yasmine Musharbash -- Global models and local management of land ownership in Rapa (French Polynesia) / Christian Ghasarian -- Between vulnerability, resilience and resistance : Fiji islander women activists and the ethno-nationalist political crises in 2000 / Sina Emde -- Resisting UN ideals to make men and women equal in politics : when a humanist concern turns into arithmetic in Ouvea (New Caledonia) / Melissa Nayral -- Independence from independence : history, landownership and politics in South Malekula, Vanuatu / Laurent Dousset -- The reasonableness of leaders and the gaming of mining incomes in Papua New Guinea / John Burton -- Conclusion : values in flux : reflections on resilience and change in Melanesia / Martha Macintyre.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formElectronic version: Pacific realities. First edition. New York : Berghahn Books, 2019 9781789200416
Genre/formCase studies.
LCCN 2018018533
ISBN1789200407 (hardback ; alk. paper)

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