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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..


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..



Voyages

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Cathy Small | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801484367
ISBN 13 : 9780801484360

"Small's commentaries are graceful, informative, and seasoned by a very deep knowledge of Tongan culture. This book includes one of the sanest and most convincing arguments that I ..


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..


Comparing Apples Oranges And Cotton

Pub Date : 2014-04-10 | Author : Frank Uekötter | Publisher : Campus Verlag

ISBN 10 : 9783593500287
ISBN 13 : 3593500280

Plantations are a key institution of the modern era. From an environmental perspective, they are also one of the most consequential modes of production. This volume assembles artic..


Urbanisation In The Island Pacific

Pub Date : 2002-09-26 | Author : John Connell | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134540723
ISBN 13 : 1134540728

Managing rapid urban growth presents a significant challenge in the small independent countries of the Pacific Islands. Although they originated in colonial times, the towns and ci..