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Title The 2006 military takeover in Fiji : a coup to end all coups? / Jon Fraenkel, Stewart Firth and Brij V. Lal (eds.)
Published Canberra, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic document (xiv, 472 pages))
Series Studies in state and society in the Pacific ; no. 4
Studies in state and society in the Pacific (Online) ; no. 4
Contents The enigmas of Fiji's good governance coup / Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth -- 'Anxiety, uncertainty and fear in our land': Fiji's road to military coup / Brij V. Lal -- Fiji's December 2006 coup: Who, what, where and why? / Jon Fraenkel -- 'This process of political readjustment': The aftermath of the 2006 Fiji Coup / Brij V. Lal -- The changing role of the Great Council of Chiefs / Robert Norton -- The Fiji military and ethno-nationalism: Analyzing the paradox / Stewart Firth and Jon Fraenkel -- Swim or sink: The post-coup economy in limbo / Satish Chand -- The great roadmap charade: Electoral issues in post-coup Fiji / Jon Fraenkel -- Religion and politics: The Christian churches and the 2006 coup in Fiji / Lynda Newland -- The good, the bad and the faithful: The response by Indian religious groups / Jonathon Prasad -- Heading for the scrap heap of history? The consequences of the coup for the Fiji labour movement / Vijay Naidu -- The Fiji nurses' strike / Kuini Lutua -- The Fiji coup six months on: The role of the media / Samisoni Pareti -- State control and self-censorship in the media after the coup / Russell Hunter -- The impact of the coup on Fiji's judiciary / Graham Leung -- The erosion of judicial independence / Graham Leung -- The rule of law and judicial independence amidst the coups and attempted coups in Fiji since 1987 / Tupou Draunidalo -- The coup d'état and the Fiji Human Rights Commission / Noel Cox -- The People's Charter: For or against? / Wadan Narsey -- 'Democracy' versus good governance / Mahendra P. Chaudhry -- From fear and turmoil to the possibilities of hope and renewal once again / Laisenia Qarase -- Resolving the current crisis in Fiji / a personal perspective / Jioji Kotobalavu -- Mythic constitutionalism: Whither Fiji's course in June 2007? / Joni Madraiwiwi -- Creating a stable Fiji / Joni Madraiwiwi -- Making votes count: The need for electoral reform / Rev. Akuila Yabaki -- The impact of Fiji's 2006 coup on human and women's rights / Virisila Buadromo -- Reflections on Fiji's 'coup culture' / Sandra Tarte -- Fijian Ethno-Nationalism / Jone R. Baledrokadroka -- Ethno-Nationalism and the People's Charter / Jone Dakuvula -- One hand clapping: Reflections on the first anniversary of Fiji's 2006 coup / Brij V. Lal -- Fiji's Coup Syndrome / Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth
Summary "This book explores the factors behind - and the implications of - the 2006 coup. It brings together contributions from leading scholars, local personalities, civil society activists, union leaders, journalists, lawyers, soldiers and politicians - including deposed Prime Ministers Laisenia Qarase and Mahendra Chaudhry. The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A Coup to End All Coups? is essential reading for those with an interest in the contemporary history of Fiji, politics in deeply divided societies, or in military intervention in civilian politics"--Publisher's description
Notes "State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program."
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fiji -- History -- 21st century.
Fiji -- History -- Coup d'état, 2006.
Fiji -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Firth, Stewart.
Fraenkel, Jon.
Lal, Brij V.
ISBN 1921536519 (electronic bk.)
9781921536519 (electronic bk.)