Papua New Guinea

Developing Young Women’s Collective Action in Vanuatu

Over the past year, I have conducted 38 interviews with young, educated women in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Order and the State in Papua New Guinea

Law and order issues feature prominently in public debate in Papua New Guinea.

Models Of Governance And Development Administration

Writing on governance and development typically distinguishes two meanings (Lefi:wich 1993; Williams and Young 1994).The first, 'good government', is concern

Research On Governance In Weak States In Melanesia

Concerns about government capacity in Papua New Guinea seem to be confirmed by a deterioration in law

The Prevalence of Transnational Crimes in Papua New Guinea: By Design or By Default?

The booming mining and gas industries in Papua New Guinea have brought problems and opportunities for crime, particularly transnational crimes that overwhelm

Innovation in Papua New Guinea's Village Courts: Exceeding Jurisdiction or Meeting Local Needs? Legal Innovation: Part 1

In 2013, I witnessed a sitting of Hanuabada Village Court in Port Moresby as a guest of the Village Courts Secretariat of Papua New Guinea.

New Draft National Action Plan to Address Sorcery Accusation–Related Violence in Papua New Guinea

In 2013, widespread publicity given to the deaths of two women accused of witchcraft in Papua New Guinea (PNG) drew international and national attention to t

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