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Tonga

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Martin Daly | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : 9780824831967
ISBN 13 : 0824831969

Praise for the first edition: Tonga is unique among bibliographies in its perception and understanding, and in its affection for Tonga and its people. . . . Daly s work stands on e..


Globalisation And Governance In The Pacific Islands

Pub Date : 2006-12-01 | Author : Stewart Firth | Publisher : ANU E Press

ISBN 10 : 9781920942984
ISBN 13 : 192094298X

"The Pacific Islands are feeling the effects of globalisation. Free trade in sugar and garments is threatening two of Fiji's key industries. At the same time other opportunities ar..


On The Edge Of The Global

Pub Date : 2011-03-02 | Author : Niko Besnier | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804774062
ISBN 13 : 0804774064

This book explores the malaise present in post-colonial Tonga, analyzing the way in which segments of this small-scale society hold on to different understandings of what modernity..




Small States And The Pillars Of Economic Resilience

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Lino Briguglio | Publisher : Commonwealth Secretariat

ISBN 10 : 9990949247
ISBN 13 : 9789990949247

Small developing states tend to be inherently prone to exogenous shocks over which they can exercise very little control. In the main, such proneness emanates from the small states..