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Papua New Guinea in the twenty-first century, the struggle for development and independence, David Lea - electronic bk

Summary
This book describes the challenges this young nation state of Papua New Guinea faces in the twenty first century as it strives for economic development and an independent voice in regional and international affairs. These challenges also include the geopolitical context in which China is exerting a growing influence
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The Historical Overview -- Melanesian Culture, Worldview, and Cosmology -- Crime and Security in Papua New Guinea -- Customary Land Tenure and the Birth of the Incorporated Land Group -- Customary Melanesian Land within a Modern Legal Framework -- Environmental Issues and Mining -- Environmental Issues and the Forestry Industry -- Associated Ethical Issues for REDD-Based Emissions Trading Schemes in Melanesia -- Bureaucracy -- Electoral Reform in Papua New Guinea and the Quest for Improved Governance -- Asian Democracies and Parallels in Postcolonial Development -- Foreign Policy and the Challenges for Political Independence and Sovereignty -- Sovereignty and Globalization -- As Chinese Intellectuals Embrace the Ideas of Carl Schmitt -- Dependency Theory and Its Application to Papua New Guinea -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (257 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781666917390

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