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Transitions and Trends across the Pacific Region - Podcasts

Acknowledging the Realities of an Urban Pacific Pacific Islands cities have experienced rapid urbanisation for decades, attracting migrants in search of a better life.

PNG ban on foreign workers unwise, says ANU academic

A ban on foreign advisers working for the PNG government could cause problems in the delivery of Australia's development assistance to PNG, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific academic and former consultant Ronald May says.

Assessing the shift to limited preferential voting in Papua New Guinea: Money politics

In this, the second in a series of In Briefs considering the success or otherwise of the 2002 reforms to Papua New Guinea's Organic Law on National and L

The emergent middle classes in Timor-Leste and Melanesia: Conceptual issues and developmental significance

The emergence of a middle class has been identified as an important factor driving economic and political transitions in Asia and Africa.

Sorcery Cases in Papua New Guineas Village Courts: Legal Innovation Part IV

This In Brief argues that the repeal of Papua New Guinea's Sorcery Act 1971 has been functionally irrelevant for village courts, which face the issue of sorc

Is Biometric Voter Registration the Way Forward for Melanesia?

Recent experiences in Fiji and Solomon Islands provide examples of roll improvements supported by biometric technology, although the true costs and benefits

Papua New Guinea's National Research Agenda

This In Brief discusses Papua's New Guinea's (PNG's) developing National Research Agenda (NRA) and the changes that are likely to result to the conduct of re

Papua New Guinea at 40: Signs of a New Political Culture?

In April, Papua New Guinea's (PNG's) Registrar of Political Parties, Dr Alphonse Gelu, suggested that current political stability points to ' the emergence o

The Social Dimensions of Economic Activity in Melanesia

The way people produce, transact, arrange and remunerate labour, distribute, accumulate, possess, and consume is shaped by their social context.

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