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Pac.KVC117.P37 2003
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TITLE: Passage of change : law, society and governance in the Pacific / edited by Anita Jowitt and Tess Newton Cain.
PUBLISHED: Canberra, Australia : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University, 2003.
DESCRIPTION: xx, 357 p. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: Sect. 1.--The Context of Change: (1) Modernisation and development in the Pacific.--Sect. 2.--Corruption. :--(2) Corruption / Robert Hughes.--(3) Governance, legitimacy and the rule of law in the South Pacific / Graham Hassall.--(4) The Vanuatu Ombudsman / Edward R. Hill.--Sect. 3.--Customary law:--(5) Custom then and now: the changing Melanesian family / Jean G. Zorn.--(6) Issues in contemporary law: women and the law / Jean Z. Zorn.--(7) Rites, whites and might : a critique of the effect of the revival of customary law upon the autonomy of indigenous women / Susan Bothmann.--(8) The incorporation of customary law & principle into sentencing decisions in the South Pacific Region / Tess Newton Cain.--Sect. 4.--Human Rights: (9) The notion of human rights / Anita Jowitt.--(10) Human rights vs. custom in the Pacific: struggle, adaptation or game? / Ian Fraser.--(11) Customary family law and gender discrimination in Papua New Guinea / Owen Jessep.--Sect. 5.--Natural Resource Issues.--
NOTES: y for those forced to leave but also for communities within the region that may be required to give up land for relocatees.
NOTES: (12) Environmental law issues in the South Pacific and the quest for sustainable development and good governance / Laurence Cordonerry.--
NOTES: 13) Legal developments in the conservation and management of highly migratory and straddling fish stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean / Laurence Cordonnery.--Sect. 6.--Rebuilding N
NOTES: Building bridges -law and justice reform in Papua New Guinea / Sinclair Dinnen.--(15) Constitutions as limits on the state in Melanesia : comparative perspectives on constitutionalism, participation and civil society / Anthony Regan
NOTES: (16) Legal pluralism and the problems of identity / Robert Hughes.
SUBJECT: Jurisprudence --Pacific Area.
SUBJECT: Customary law.
SUBJECT: Pacific Area.
SUBJECT: Pacific. --Politics and government.
SUBJECT: Pacific Area--Social conditions.
SUBJECT: Papua-New Guinea.
SUBJECT: Melanesia.
SUBJECT: Vanuatu.

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