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Title Kastom, property, and ideology : land transformations in Melanesia / edited by Siobhan McDonnell, Matthew G. Allen and Colin Filer
Published Acton, A.C.T. : Australian National University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series State, society and governance in Melanesia
State, society and governance in Melanesia (Series)
Contents Powers of exclusion in Melanesia -- Urban Melanesia: the challenges of managing land, modernity and tradition -- Urban land in Solomon Islands: powers of exclusion and counter-exclusion -- "There's nothing better than land": a migrant group's strategies for accessing informal settlement land in Port Moresby -- Inform land markets in Papua New Guinea -- The formation of a land grab policy network in Papua New Guinea -- Oil palm development and large-scale land acquisitions in Papua New Guinea -- The political ramifications of Papua New Guinea's commission of inquiry -- Urban land grabbing by political elites: exploring the political economy of land and the challenges of regulation -- Making the invisible seen: putting women's rights on Vanuatu's land reform agenda -- From colonial intrusions to "intimate exclusions": contesting legal title and 'chiefly title' to land to Epi, Vanuatu -- Landownership as exclusion -- The politics of property: gender, land and political authority in Solomon Islands -- Afterword: land transformations and exclusion across regions
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Land reform -- Political aspects -- Melanesia.
Land tenure -- Melanesia.
Land use, Urban -- Melanesia.
Religion and culture -- Melanesia.
Melanesia -- Religious life and customs.
Melanesia -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Matthew G., editor
Filer, Colin, editor
McDonnell, S. (Siobhan), editor
LC no. 2017431610
ISBN 1760461067 (electronic bk.)
9781760461065 (electronic bk.)